What's New: U.S. House Kills Net Neutrality Amendment

Late Thursday the House of Representatives decisively (269-152) voted down a "Net Neutrality" provision of a bill that would have required broadband providers to provide the same speeds for any content. After recent commentary by AT&T and BellSouth about charging web sites extra to deliver fast speeds to end users, proponents of the bill say that the Internet could devolve into a two-tiered system with ISPs providing only their "preferred" content at fast speeds.

Friday, Jun 9, 2006 09:55 am CDT

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