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Should the Net Be Neutral?
Posted by: Jordi on Wednesday, May 24, 2006 - 05:38 PM
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The "net neutrality" debate has reached a fever pitch as Congress mulls legislation that would allow Internet service providers to charge Web sites for preferred delivery of digital content.

Net neutrality advocates, including Internet giants like Google and Amazon.com, are lobbying Congress to preserve the status quo in which all Web content is treated the same. Phone and cable providers such as AT&T and Comcast say they should be able to sell premium tiers of service since they are investing billions to build broadband networks.

Complete info at The Wall Street Journal, Ars Technica and ComputerWorld.

 
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