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Vimeo, In Ongoing Battle For Net Neutrality, Refiles Lawsuit Against FCC

February 22, 2018
BY Tubefilter - Sam Gutelle

The FCC has cited April 23 as the day when it will put its rollback of net neutrality into effect, but staunch defenders of the open internet are not going down without a fight. Vimeo is one of several entities that has refiled a lawsuit against the FCC in hopes of tripping up the agency’s attack on existing regulations.

Vimeo has not offered a statement regarding its legal action, but Bloomberg reported that the video platform — along with other companies, such as Mozilla — has mounted a legal challenge against the FCC, which could reopen the debate surrounding net neutrality. That the lawsuits are firing up now, rather than when the FCC’s controversial decision last November, is mostly due to a formality. Litigants had to wait for the agency to official publish its net neutrality order, which it has now done, before their actions would be permitted.

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