TITLE

SENATE RAISING FLAG

AUTHOR(S)
Triplett, William
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Daily Variety;6/29/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 63, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the approval of the telecommunications reform bill by the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee. The bill includes a provision that would authorize the Federal Communications Commission to enforce anti-piracy technology. However, the issue of approval of net neutrality, pertaining to Internet service providers, is yet to receive majority support from the U.S. Senate.
ACCESSION #
21524018

 

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