Friday, May 16, 2014

F.C.C. Backs Opening Net Rules for Debate -

Check this NYT page for an index of What’s Next for Net Neutrality? opinions

"Federal regulators appear to share one view about so-called net neutrality: It is a good thing.

But defining net neutrality? That is where things get messy.

On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 to open for public debate new rules meant to guarantee an open Internet. Before the plan becomes final, though, the chairman of the commission, Tom Wheeler, will need to convince his colleagues and an array of powerful lobbying groups that the plan follows the principle of net neutrality, the idea that all content running through the Internet’s pipes is treated equally."
F.C.C. Backs Opening Net Rules for Debate -

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