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Lawsuit wave challenges FCC on net neutrality

The order, which has not taken effect yet, is already being challenged by firms across the United States. As reported by Reuters, the first wave of lawsuits was filed on Monday by companies under the USTelecom umbrella, which argued that the new net neutrality rules are “arbitrary, capricious, and an abuse of discretion.” […] USTelecom, which counts as members companies including AT&T and Verizon, said the organization supports open Internet rules, but says it also encourages a regulatory approach which does not involve reclassifying Internet access as a utility. USTelecom President Walter McCormick believes this approach is not “legally sustainable.” – Charlie Osborne, ZDNet
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