Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 21st Sep 2009 19:16 UTC
Internet & Networking Julius Genachowski, Chairman of the US Federal Communications Commission, today laid out plans to enforce net neutrality upon the internet. While the FCC is a US-only entity, fact of the matter is that "control" over the internet lies within the US, so whatever the FCC decides, it will affect the rest of the world.
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Excellent news.
by SReilly on Mon 21st Sep 2009 21:09 UTC
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The whole net neutrality debate has me very interested. Basically, I don't think ISPs should be allow to dictate at what speeds I'm allow to watch an online movie, or download a torrent or even just surf the web.

Frankly, I consider ISPs like any other utility company. If my electricity provider where to start regulating my power consumption for me, I quickly change company but if they all started doing it, I wouldn't have much choice, would I?

Thanks to the FCC, Europe will take these concerns of mine for more seriously than before.

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