The Federal Communications Commission reportedly wants to decide the fate of net neutrality on February 26. “We’re going to circulate it to the commissioners on February 5 and vote on it February 26,” FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler told Consumer Electronics Association President Gary Shapiro, during a public interview at CES today.
The report on today’s interview provides more details about a similar story from The Washington Post, which reported that the decision would come some time in February.
Getting an exact date is vital for the many lobby groups that will end up running campaigns for and against net neutrality. It’s one of the technology industry’s most important issues, and the public submitted over 1 million comments on the FCC’s official feedback portal about it. Nearly all of them were pro-net neutrality, and these will serve as fodder for the coming campaigns.
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