Comcast/BT Part 11: FCC speaks clearly

It looks like the FCC is siding with users. FCC Chairman Kevin Martin says  “I think it’s important to understand that the commission is ready, willing and able to step in if necessary to correct any (unreasonable) practices that are ongoing today,” witch ‘came at the start of a day-long FCC hearing.

Martin acknowledged that broadband network operators have a legitimate need to manage the data flowing over their networks. But he said that “does not mean that they can arbitrarily block access to particular applications or services.”

Could this mean “network neutrality” is that much closer to being realized? Only time will tell…



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