Brand X Internet vs FCC at the Supreme Court
Brand X Internet has been aggressive in fighting for consumer choice.
We took the FCC to the Supreme Court challenging regulations that allowed the telephone companies to grab control of the Internet from the companies and research organizations that originally built it.
Read more about the case on Wikipedia. The Cable Association's successful appeal of our 9th Circuit Court win is called "National Cable & Telecommunications Ass'n v. Brand X Internet Services".
The big telephone and cable companies won in the Supreme Court, but the battle isn't over. We believe that competition is the best way to harness the energy of businesses for public benefit.. Putting one or two companies in charge of the nations telecommunications is is a bad plan, no matter how you regulate it. We believe competition is the best system.