Wednesday, January 10, 2007

Democrats To Push For Net-Neutrality

It's The People vs. the Greedy Bastard;. Freedom of Speech vs. Corporate Monopoly.
National Journal's Insider Update: Technology Daily

Sens. Dorgan, Snowe Revive 'Network Neutrality' Push

By David Hatch

(Revised Wednesday, January 10) Sens. Byron Dorgan, D-N.D., and Olympia Snowe, R-Maine, Tuesday reintroduced legislation designed to ensure that the Internet remains open and accessible to all consumers and competitors.

The so-called network neutrality bill is expected to trigger a fresh round of fierce lobbying over Internet regulation, extending last year's telecommunications debate into 2007. ...

... On the other side of Capitol Hill, House Energy and Commerce Chairman John Dingell, D-Mich., told reporters Wednesday that passing network neutrality legislation would be a "high priority" this year. ... (full article)

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