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Verizon, Google propose net neutrality legislation

Tuesday 10 August 2010 | 09:09 CET | News
Verizon and Google announced a proposal for net neutrality rules in the US. The proposed legislation centres on ensuring non-discriminatory access for web services over broadband networks, for the moment extending only to fixed and not mobile networks. The two companies would like to see the FCC receive the power to enforce its current rules on broadband openness as well as the ability to take action against providers that discriminate for or against certain types of traffic on their networks. Enforcement would be led by complaints from the market, with the FCC getting the power to issue

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Categories: Internet
Companies: FCC / Google / Verizon
Countries: United States
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