Net Neutrality a topic again

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Net Neutrality a topic again


"Net-neutrality supporters argue that if the FCC doesn't apply rules broadly, companies will use that as a loophole, labeling more of their offerings as private services and devoting more space to them. "If there aren't some limits on managed services, it's the monster that eats the whole pipe," said Gigi Sohn, co-founder of Public Knowledge, a public-interest group that has lobbied for net neutrality.


In a Sept. 21 speech announcing his proposal, Mr. Genachowski said that managed services may offer benefits "in limited circumstances."

"I believe such services can supplement -- but must not supplant -- free and open-Internet access, and that we must ensure that ample bandwidth exists for all Internet users and innovators," he said."




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