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Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Did a Federal Court Just Kill the Open Internet?

A federal court has struck down regulations meant to ensure that all consumers have equal access to content Internet. The decision by an appeals court is a blow to the efforts those who want to enshrine “net neutrality” rules in U.S. law.
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Net Neutrality” refers to the principle that Internet users should be able to access the web in any way they want, without limitations imposed by Internet Service Providers. Big companies like Verizon, though, want to be able to create what would amount to a “tiered Internet,” where preferred content would load faster while competing services would be slower. The court ruling could allow the Internet to become more like cable television.   | Alternet

Also read:

Appeals court rules against FCC on net neutrality
A federal appeals court has ruled against the Federal Communications Commission on mandates that require broadband providers to treat all Internet traffic equally.
In an opinion handed down Tuesday, the United States Court of Appeals in D.C. ruled that while the FCC has authority to regulate how Web traffic is managed, it cannot impose rules on companies like Verizon based on how they're classified.
U.S. appeals court kills net neutrality

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