It would take the FCC years to reclassify broadband and separate out the unnecessary rules allowed under old telecom regulations, tweeted Berin Szoka, president of TechFreedom, free market tech policy think tank.
"During years of litigation over reclassification & forbearance, investment would suffer & FCC could accomplish little else," he added.
Szoka also suggested the deck was stacked in the Twitter chat, as many participants retweeted the same messages. "It's never been so hard to distinguish true auto-spam from torrents of spammy activists who add nothing of substance," he tweeted.
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