2demand for broadband, which drives network improvements that in turn lead to furtherinnovative network uses.
Effective Date: These rules are effective
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This is a summary of the Commission’s Report andOrder (Order) in GN Docket No. 09-191, WC Docket No. 07-52, FCC 10-201, adoptedDecember 21, 2010 and released December 23, 2010. The complete text of this document isavailable on the Commission’s website at http://www.fcc.gov. It is also available for inspectionand copying during normal business hours in the FCC Reference Information Center, Portals II,445 12th Street, SW., Room CY-A257, Washington, DC, 20554. This document may also bepurchased from the Commission’s duplicating contractor, Best Copy and Printing, Inc., 445 12thStreet, SW., Room CY-B402, Washington, DC 20554, telephone (800) 378-3160 or (202) 863-2893, facsimile (202) 863-2898, or via e-mail at www.bcpiweb.com
.Synopsis of the Order
PRESERVING THE FREE AND OPEN INTERNET
In this Order the Commission takes an important step to preserve the Internet as an openplatform for innovation, investment, job creation, economic growth, competition, and freeexpression. To provide greater clarity and certainty regarding the continued freedom andopenness of the Internet, we adopt three basic rules that are grounded in broadly acceptedInternet norms, as well as our own prior decisions: