- Despite recent legislative setbacks, proponents of net neutrality said their issue would not go away, and they urged members of the United States Senate not to take up a comprehensive telecommunications bill until strong net neutrality provisions are included.
The pro-neutrality group It'sOurNet
, a coalition of consumers and......Full article >>>
, but want to recover the billions of dollars they have invested in running high-capacity fiber optic cables to millions of homes. They would like to do so by charging new fees to provide certain Web content with priority access when routing it across the Internet, a practice that net neutrality advocates say would create a two-tier Internet and price small online firms and consumers out of the pr......Full article >>>
tion generated snickers among observers who believe that they would simply pass their costs to consumers.
Both of Wisconsin's U.S. Senators, Herb Kohl
and Russ Feingold
, claim to be proponents of net neutrality, and may face a litmus test with their liberal base when voting on the telecommunications bill......Full article >>>
o say, the final vote in the Senate Commerce Committee was met with Hands-Off applause.
"In the end, the hit parade of hypothetical errors failed to carry the day," the group said on its website. "Pre-emptive regulation is rarely a good idea, and as many of the Senators' statements yesterday showed, neither is a vast new expansion of federal power over the Internet."
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Source:wistechnology.com By Joe Vanden Plas 06/30/06Related biology technology :1
. Net neutrality: To control or not control, that is the question