TITLE

A Side Deal Doesn't Save the Net

AUTHOR(S)
Aaron, Craig
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Multichannel News;4/7/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 14, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the blocking of Comcast Corp. of the BitTorrent Inc. traffic by the Associated Press. He refers to the action of the firm as a violation of network neutrality, the fundamental Internet principle that prevents Internet service providers from discriminating against Web sites. He suggests that the U.S. Congress and the Federal Communications Commission should outlaw Internet discrimination and blocking on all networks.
ACCESSION #
31643978

 

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