High-Tech Trade Groups Defend FCC on Net Neutrality

A top Washington trade group for Internet companies such as Dropbox, Facebook and Netflix is now defending federal regulators in a major court battle over net neutrality, adding a legal brief to the flurry from both sides of the debate. Arguing that the FCC acted legally when it rolled out strong new rules for broadband companies this year, the Internet Association said that the regulations help protect consumers from Internet providers who control access to the Web.