GOP Unveils Net Neutrality Bill That Limits FCC’s Power Over Broadband

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by Wendy Davis, January 19, 2015, 4:06 PM

Republican lawmakers in the House and Senate have unveiled legislation that would require broadband providers to follow some Net neutrality principles, but would also prevent the Federal Communications Commission from enacting more stringent rules.

The draft bill, released late last week, would restrict broadband providers in at least three key ways: It would prohibit broadband providers from blocking or degrading content, while also banning them from charging companies higher fees for faster delivery. The proposed bill also specifies that the restrictions apply equally to wireline and wireless providers. Read more at mediapost.com.

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