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Senator calls for Comcast commitment to net neutrality

Tuesday 21 October 2014 | 09:32 CET | News
The chairman of the Senate committee that oversees mergers sent a letter to Comcast asking the company to strengthen its commitment to net neutrality. Senator Patrick Leahy, the Vermont Democrat who chairs the Judiciary Committee, called on Comcast to commit to never allow so-called fast lanes, or paid prioritization, on its network, even beyond the expiration of a current promise to avoid the practice through 2018, the New York Times reports. Comcast is seeking to take over Time Warner Cable, and that deal was the subject of an antitrust hearing before Leahy's committee in April. The

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Companies: Comcast / Netflix / Time Warner Cable
Countries: United States
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