House Panel Approves Net Neutrality

Hearn, Ted
May 2006
Multichannel News;5/29/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 22, p12
Reports on the approval of a bill that would authorize the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to police broadband providers through a complaint-driven process that does not allow the agency to adopt regulations by the House Energy and Commerce. Provisions of the bill; Reasons behind the necessity for restrictions; Issues raised by Representative Lamar Smith against the bill.


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