It seems the weather has interceded in the fateful FCC vote, but even with help from above the vote will only be delayed by an hour.With the countdown now adjusted to 09:00 hours and change, frankly there isn’t much left for me to say on the topic. So I did the round of the media and here are the headlines….
FCC’s Net Neutrality Rules Expected to Unleash Court Challenges – Wall Street Journal (subscription required)
F.C.C. Net Neutrality Rules Clear Hurdle as Republicans Concede to Obama – New York Times
Mark Cuban on net neutrality: FCC can’t protect competition – GigaOm
Future of Internet at stake in net neutrality vote – CBSNews
Net neutrality a big step nearer as Congress Republicans concede fight – Fortune
Net Neutrality: The Final Arguments (Finally) – re/code
FCC Vote – Global Take
Net neutrality – a debate we can’t afford to ignore – Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)
Talking heads skew ‘net neutrality’ debate stuff (New Zealand)
Net Neutrality Groups Slam House Subcommittee Hearing – Philippines Times (Self-evident – no?)
Net neutrality set to become a reality in US – Times of India
Obama’s call for net neutrality: What is Singapore’s position on the issue? The Straits Times (Singapore)
Net neutrality: Why is it always in the news? The Independent (UK)
Net Neutrality Rules – Qatar Tribune (you got this on too)
While the list goes on, I think we all get the picture. One thing is clear is that the rest of the world is watch this move and it will have a wider impact. I’ll see you all on the other side of the FCC vote.