Educational Technology

June 26, 2010

FCC to toughen internet rules

Filed under: Educational Technology — admin @ 12:30 am

By Maggie Shiels, BBC

The FCC wants all data to be treated equally. The stage has been set for what many predict will be an ugly fight over broadband plans for US citizens. The Federal Communications Commission has taken the first formal steps towards tougher rules for broadband. It asked for public comment on three different plans, igniting an expensive lobbying campaign by all sides. The looming battle follows a court ruling questioning the FCC’s right to regulate internet service providers after one throttled traffic to users.

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