"Net Neutrality and the FCC:  An Information Policy Primer" is an article I developed from concurrent graduate research at Drexel University for a special information policy section of the October/November 2014 (41:1) issue of the Bulletin of the Association for Information Science and Technology.

The article seeks to narrate in layman's terms the history of the contentious legal battle over net neutrality up to and including momentous decisions by federal courts and agencies in the spring and summer of 2014. Most importantly, it details the current legal and constitutional obstacles to the popular solution of "reclassifying" internet service as effectively a utility.

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This research extends a deep and long pursued passion for the openness of the internet that I first developed as a researcher and writer on the beat for the (now defunct) progressive blog OpenLeft.