TITLE

Net Neutrality in Michigan Mix Now

AUTHOR(S)
Haugsted, Linda
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Multichannel News;12/4/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 48, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the significance of the statewide net neutrality for Michigan. It is stated that the bill has become more complicated with proponents of net neutrality such as Google that urges legislators to amend the bill to assure that telecommunications providers will not become gatekeepers. The bill was approved in the state House on November 14, 2006.
ACCESSION #
24970772

 

Related Articles

  • CAUTION: REVISIONS AHEAD. Rockwell, Mark // Wireless Week;5/15/2004, Vol. 10 Issue 11, p6 

    Expounds on the proposed revision of the 1996 Telecommunications Act, a law enacted by the U.S. Congress to regulate the telecommunications industry in the country. Failure of the law to produce competition among wireline carriers; Implications of the proposed revision on the country's wireless...

  • 'How'd they do that?'. Weaver, Heather Forsgren // RCR Wireless News;1/3/2005, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p4 

    Presents information on the process of passing a telecommunication legislation in the U.S. Congress. Nature of the Congress; People who kept the Senate from adjourning on November 8, 2004; Reason for trying to integrate three telecom legislation into one; Event which endangers the passing of...

  • Burns: White House against E911 grant program. Weaver, Heather Forsgren // RCR Wireless News;5/3/2004, Vol. 23 Issue 18, p9 

    Reports on the action taken by the administration of U.S. President George W. Bush against a bill that would create a grant program to aide deployment of wireless enhanced 911 service. Comment from Senator Conrad Burns (R-Mont.), co-chair of the Congressional E911 Caucus; Information on the...

  • The Battle Over Broadband. Yang, Jia Lynn // Fortune;3/6/2006, Vol. 153 Issue 4, p34 

    This article reports on a battle brewing in the telecommunications industry between such firms as Verizon and Yahoo. At issue is whether the owners of the physical broadband systems have the right to charge a fee to transfer data from content providers. Congress is reviewing the...

  • 5 Card Monte: Boastful Barton Taking Bets on Telecom Bill.  // CableFAX Daily;3/30/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 61, p1 

    Focuses on the views of U.S. House Commerce chairman Joe Barton (R-TX) about his telecom bill. Biggest threat of the bill; Opinion of Barton on the Senate, which is thought to be much further away from a telecom draft; Confidence of Barton that any differences between the House and Senate bills...

  • House Proposes New Telecom Draft. Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News;11/14/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 47, p50 

    Reports on a draft bill designed to overhaul existing telecommunication law released by the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2005. Concern of Michael Willner, CEO of Insights Communications Co., on the draft bill; Benefits of the legislation to broadband video service providers;...

  • Telco Critics Hit Telecom Draft. Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News;9/26/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 40, p64 

    Reports on the opposition of Verizon Communications Inc. executive Tom Tauke to a U.S. House telecommunication bill. Reason of Tauke for opposing the bill; Provisions of the draft legislation; Threat posed by the bill to cable television.

  • On the Hill:.  // CableFAX Daily;7/6/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 129, p2 

    States that local governments are still unhappy with the telecommunications bill in the U.S. Senate despite several conciliatory changes. Complaints of several local government associations including the National League of Cities and the U.S. Conference of Mayors against the inclusion of a cell...

  • REFORM. Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News;1/15/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p28 

    The article reports on the notion of lobbyist Tom Tauke of Verizon Communication Inc. regarding the issue on telecommunication legislation in the U.S. According to Tauke, the telecommunication industry will not expect the passing of major telecommunication legislation in 2007 and in the next two...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics