[olug] could be good, could be bad

Todd Christopher Hamilton netarttodd at gmail.com
Fri Apr 23 16:20:05 UTC 2010

 From my understanding, the court ruling only stated that the FCC does 
not have the authority because Congress did not grant them authority. 
That is different than stating the constitution limits the federal 
government from regulating the internet.  Is my understanding correct?

On 4/23/2010 9:58 AM, Jordan Fox wrote:
> Net neutrality never became law.  Moreover, within the past month or
> so, courts ruled in Comcast's favor that the FCC doesn't have the
> authority to regulate internet usage.  Thus, the cable/internet
> companies can throttle/block any traffic they desire.
> http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2010/04/06/fcc-loses-key-ruling-internet-neutrality/
> http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/04/08/AR2010040802554.html
> Jordan
> On Fri, Apr 23, 2010 at 9:44 AM, Luke-Jr<luke at dashjr.org>  wrote:
>> On Friday 23 April 2010 09:40:01 am you wrote:
>>> If the ACTA passes, there is more responsibility for the ISP to stop
>>> piracy. I'd rather see Usenet get dropped rather than see a whole slew of
>>> ports blocked, throttling, blocking all P2P, etc.
>> What happened to that net neutrality talk? Isn't the whole point to make it
>> illegal for ISPs to block/throttle ports or mess with our traffic?
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