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dbarrow
03-27-2007, 02:52 PM
http://www.betanews.com/article/FCC_Wireless_Broadband_Decision_Reopens_Net_Neutra lity_Debate/1174926307

The day after the US Federal Communications Commission announced it would open an "inquiry" (as opposed to an "investigation") into concerns that certain major industry players may be able to attain preferential access to network bandwidth, it declared wireless broadband service an "information service."

On the surface, that may seem like a non-event; but as FCC Commissioner Michael J. Copps warned in his concurrence with the decision last Thursday, declaring something an "information service" as opposed to a "telecommunications service" (like telephony) puts it in a very different regulatory bracket. ...

*Small decision may have big consequences

PeteF
03-27-2007, 07:44 PM
Below is a short interesting presentation explaining Net Neutrality
and what it means to you. Excellent and easy to understand.
Highly recommended!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l9jHOn0EW8U

---pete---

Terry Hanushek
03-27-2007, 08:23 PM
Pete

Thanks for posting the informative explanation of Net Neutrality that even I was able to understand :)

Terry

PeteF
03-28-2007, 02:07 AM
Pete

Thanks for posting the informative explanation of Net Neutrality that even I was able to understand :)

Terry

Below is another explanation in text format that goes into more detail
and helps us understand who the bad guys are that don't support
the concept of Net Neutrality.
http://www.savetheinternet.com/=faq

---pete---