TITLE

Net Neutrality Loses Two Rounds in Congress

AUTHOR(S)
Eberhart, George M.
PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
American Libraries;Aug2006, Vol. 37 Issue 7, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation on June 8, 2006 that would allow telephone companies to offer competitive, bundled packages of telecommunications services in new markets. It rejected an amendment to ensure equal access to online content to all customers, the so-called network neutrality provision. It details the Communications Opportunity, Promotion and Enhancement Act. A coalition of Internet users and web site creators has backed the legislation of net-neutrality principles.
ACCESSION #
21840760

 

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