Weeks after enacting an order for an open Internet, the Federal Communications Commission has released the full text of its ruling.

The carriers and their litigators have been waiting for the order to be published, so they can start filing paperwork for a suit against the ruling. When the decision came in, both AT&T and Verizon responded immediately with scathing (if not humorous) blog posts about how the ruling was unnecessary and imposes archaic laws on a modern system.

Already AT&T has issued a statement in response to the ruling, indicating a potential lawsuit:

“Unfortunately, the order released today begins a period of uncertainty that will damage broadband investment in the United States. Ultimately, though, we are confident the issue will be resolved by bipartisan action by Congress or a future FCC, or by the courts.”

Here’s the FCC order in full:


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