The net-neutrality rules that looked dead in the spring are only weeks away.
That’s the download from an onstage interview here at CES, where Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler said the FCC will write rules banning your Internet provider from blocking or slowing sites you use, or from charging content providers for faster delivery of their content over the connection you already pay for.
And that will happen soon: Wheeler told his interviewer, Consumer Electronics Association President Gary Shapiro, that the commission plans to circulate the rules Feb. 5 and vote on them Feb. 26.
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