(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today announced it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) seeking records of the Obama White House’s influence in the FCC’s decision to reclassified broadband Internet as a public utility so that it could impose its restrictive net neutrality regulatory rules (Judicial Watch v. Federal Communications Commission (No. 1:17-cv-00933).
The suit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia after the FCC failed to respond to two FOIA requests.
On March 30, 2017, Judicial Watch requested:
The time frame of this request was identified as March 28, 2015, through March 30, 2017.
On April 4, 2017, Judicial Watch requested:
The time frame of this request was identified as April 15, 2014, through January 20, 2017.
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