September 16, 2005

House Floats New Broadband Bill

Grant Gross:
The 77-page draft legislation, released to generate discussion from broadband providers and other stakeholders, would also require broadband providers to allow subscribers access to lawful content, even though some broadband providers have suggested a so-called 'Net neutrality requirement isn't needed.

Representatives of Verizon Communications and SBC Communications in the past have said a 'Net neutrality requirement could prevent them from cutting off service to bandwidth hogs or customers posing a security risk.
Posted by James Zellmer at September 16, 2005 8:58 AM | Subscribe to this site via RSS:
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