Tom Wheeler, visiting fellow in the Center for Technology Innovation in Governance Studies, explains the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)’s decision to repeal net neutrality rules and move regulatory jurisdiction to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). This is a major win for the telecom industry, since the FTC has less network expertise and regulatory authority.

Related content:

A Goal Realized: Network Lobbyists’ Sweeping Capture of Their Regulator

Where’s the fire? With unclear legal authority, Trump FCC rushed to hand responsibility over internet service to FTC

Big technology firms challenge traditional assumptions about antitrust enforcement


Subscribe to Brookings podcasts here or on iTunes, send feedback email to [email protected], and follow us and tweet us at @policypodcasts on Twitter.