April 5, 2006

Powell Warns Net Neutrologists Not to Be Naive

Michael Powell:
Former FCC chairman Michael Powell is up on the stage at the Freedom to Connect conference right now, and he warns the tech elite crowd here not to be naive about the dangers of asking Congress for legislation on Net Neutrality. As he explains:

The legislative process does not work well when it has a weak understanding of innovation and tech policy. You are talking about 535 members who need to to get this. They have a very shallow understanding [of Net Neutrality]. If you go give them a quiz about the seven layers of the Internet, good luck.
David Lazurus has more on the proposed legislation. Posted by James Zellmer at April 5, 2006 2:47 PM | Subscribe to this site via RSS:
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