Suggest you do this: Michael J Copps on Google Verizon deal: "Some will claim this announcement moves the discussion forward. That's one of its many problems. It is time to move a decision forward. The decision to reassert FCC authority over broadband telecommunications, to guarantee an open internet now and forever and to put the interest of consumers in front of giant corporations."
Network neutrality rules need to apply equally to the backbone and backhaul networks as to consumer facing ISPs. Otherwise, AT&T or Verizon will just move their funny business to their backbone network operations.
Support a broadband initative that allows internet users the unrestricted ability to access any legal content through any protocol desired
Carriers need to provide IP connectivity and then get out of the way. Net neutrality is critical. If the carrier gets to decide what content is appropriate or control the content I receive, then we will have eliminated one of the most significant aspects of the Internet - the ability to connect with any resource, anywhere on the Internet. Broadband must deliver the fastest pipes to the most people, not deliver the people ...more »