FCC Chair Expected to Classify Internet as Utility

The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is widely expected to propose regulating Internet service like a public utility, a move certain to unleash another round of intense debate and lobbying about how to ensure so-called net neutrality, or an open Internet. Tom Wheeler, the FCC chairman, will advocate a light-touch approach to Title II, is expected to shun the more intrusive aspects of utility-style regulation, like meddling in pricing decisions.