Hearn, Ted
January 2007
Multichannel News;1/15/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p8
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.


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