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Net Neutrality

Net Neutrality: Something out of a George Orwell Novel

December 23, 2010

The FCC this week passed a new regulatory scheme governing the Internet.  The scheme, as known by its advocates, is known as Net Neutrality.  The basic selling point of “net neutrality” is that broadband Internet providers should not govern or prioritize what type of traffic goes across its network.  What this means is that Cox, Comcast, Verizon, or whoever [...]

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FCC Doesn’t Have the Authority to Regulate the Internet

April 6, 2010

The D.C. Court of Appeals today issued a ruling that stated that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) does not have the authority to regulate internet traffic, thus putting a huge roadblock in front of the Net Neutrality movement.  One of the centerpieces of the Nutroots’ agenda, Net Neutrality (like many liberal ideas) is a concept [...]

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