The battle for the future of the Internet heated up Monday as tech giants including Google, Facebook, and Amazon joined forces to issue a full-throated defense of net neutrality, the long-standing principle by which Internet data is treated equally. The … Continue reading →
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Internet activists and consumer groups are hoping to mount another Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) -like campaign to convince the Federal Communications Commission to adopt ironclad net neutrality rules and abandon its current proposal. The campaign will begin in earnest…
The FCC has applied 'neutrality' to its oversight of the Internet: Everyone’s data reaches the same audience in the same way. But the Internet’s gatekeepers, such as Verizon and Comcast, have been trying to reshape the federal regulatory landscape. (more…)
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