TV ad campaign in US against regulation of broadband service

Thursday 13 May 2010 | 13:55 CET | News
A USD 1.4 million TV advertising blitz has been launched across the US in an attempt to derail efforts to increase regulation of broadband services, BBC News reports. The advertisements claim "Washington wants to spend billions to take over the internet" and urges the public to help stop the "Washington takeover". The campaign is a response to "net-neutrality" rules that require cable firms to treat all net traffic equally. The rules are part of plans to bring high-speed net access to every citizen. Americans for Prosperity's Phil Kergen said this is a naked power grab. He described the new

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Categories: Internet
Companies: BBC / Comcast / FCC / Skype
Countries: United States
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