The ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington means that the FCC’s tough new net neutrality rules will take effect on Friday — with the Internet to be reclassified as a regulated communications utility. The U.S. Telecom Association asked the court to block the changes while justices weigh legal challenges to the regulations. But the organization has “not satisfied the stringent requirements for a stay pending court review,” the ruling says. The parties in the larger case now have two weeks to propose a schedule for the trial.
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