US regulators move forward on net neutrality

US regulators move forward on net neutrality

Summary: In a unanimous vote, the Federal Communications Commission, has kicked off a process that could lead to regulations on net neutrality in the US

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The Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously on Thursday to move forward on a process, expected to take 120 days, that could lead to net neutrality regulations.

The vote came after the two dissenters on the commission — Republicans Robert McDowell and Meredith Attwell Baker — went on the record to say they disagreed with some of the arguments in chairman Julius Genachowski's proposal.

AT&T, which has been lobbying against net neutrality, has argued that any new rules should apply to content delivery networks.

For the full story, see FCC unanimously approves next steps toward Net Neutrality on ZDNet.com.

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  • Well going by some of the comments...

    On the comment pages of the full article they seems to be genuine need for this net neutrality policy in the US.
    CA-aba1d