Net Fix: Why FCC’s Wheeler is ‘defying the greatest lobbyists in the world’ – CNET
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is at the center of a historic debate over how we’ll all use the Internet. Fans applaud a consumer-friendly approach. Critics say he’ll strangle innovation. Both sides agree he’s not afraid to do what he thinks is right.
"If approved, the FCC would find that the states have erected barriers to the timely and reasonable deployment of high-speed Internet access in Chattanooga, Tennessee and Wilson, North Carolina," the Post reported. "It would effectively knock down the state laws that the cities say inhibit them from building viable competitors to the likes of Comcast and Verizon."