TITLE

LEGISLATION

AUTHOR(S)
Hearn, Ted
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Multichannel News;1/15/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the proposed legislation of Senators Byron Dorgan and Olympia Snowe that will ban cable operators, phone companies and Internet providers from engaging in discriminatory management of their networks in the U.S. The bill aims to protect Internet companies and its customers from discriminatory conduct such as intentional blocking or unaffiliated services. It also bans content providers that force users to pay fees and degrade unaffiliated services.
ACCESSION #
24975736

 

Related Articles

  • (SENATE) Procedural 'Hold' Stops Senate Action on Rx Drug Importation Bill.  // Aging News Alert;12/11/2009, p2 

    The article reports that Senator Thomas Carper, a Democrat on the U.S. Finance Committee, has thrown up a procedural roadblock preventing his colleagues in the Senate from voting on a bipartisan proposal to lower prescription drug prices for millions of Americans. The bill's primary sponsors,...

  • Dorgan, Snowe to Introduce Prescription Drug Importation Bill.  // Aging News Alert;3/6/2009, p4 

    The article presents the announcement by the U.S. legislators Byron Dorgan and Olympia Snowe, informing about the legislation they are introducing in the U.S. Senate regarding importation of prescription drugs in the U.S. Named as the Pharmaceutical Market Access & Drug Safety Act, it would...

  • Proposed Budget Lays Groundwork for Legislation to Safely Import Rx Drugs.  // Aging News Alert;5/8/2009, p5 

    The article reports that U.S. President Barack Obama's proposed budget for financial year 2010 includes a provision backed by Senators Byron Dorgan and Olympia Snowe that would facilitate sales of safe and effective drugs from other countries to the U.S. The Pharmaceutical Market Access and Drug...

  • Senators Reintroduce Net Neutrality Bill.  // American Libraries;Mar2007, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p16 

    The article focuses on the reintroduction of the Internet Freedom Preservation Act by U.S. senators Byron Dorgan and Olympia Snowe. The bill would prohibit broadband companies from offering preferential treatment to Internet content providers who pay for premium service. This bill is similar to...

  • On the Hill:.  // CableFAX Daily;6/27/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 124, p1 

    Reports on the meeting of Senators Olympia Snowe (R-Me) and Byron Dorgan (D-ND) with reporters to plead their case for a cable network neutrality amendment in the U.S.

  • What Snowe's vote means.  // Hill;10/14/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 118, p40 

    The author reflects on the importance of U.S. Senator Olympia Snowe's vote in favor of the healthcare bill for Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus who released the bill.

  • COST OF REBUILDING IRAQ IS COSTING BUSH. Wilson, George C. // National Journal;10/18/2003, Vol. 35 Issue 42, p3209 

    Comments on the efforts of U.S. President George W. Bush to rebuild the economy of Iraq. Views of taxpayers on the budgetary request for Iraq; Amendments offered by legislators on the request; Argument of U.S. Senator Byron Dorgan (D-S.C.) against the request; Statement from U.S. Senator Olympia...

  • Senators Predict Drug Importation Bill Will Finally Pass Congress.  // Aging News Alert;1/16/2009, p8 

    The article reports that U.S. Senators, Byron Dorgan and Olympia Snowe predict that the Drug Importation Bill will finally be passed by the U.S. Congress. They say, the U.S. President-Elect Barack Obama supports the legislation and once it is passed, it will allow American consumers to import...

  • (SENATE) White House Deal with PhRMA Believed to Have Killed Rx Drug Importation Measure.  // Aging News Alert;12/18/2009, p1 

    The article reports that on December 15, 2009, the U.S. Senate rejected an amendment that would have allowed the legal importation of prescription drugs from foreign sources. The measure was supported by several advocacy groups representing the nation's seniors. It was co-authored by Senators...

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