[olug] could be good, could be bad
abrahams at teknohazard.com
Fri Apr 23 16:24:06 UTC 2010
Todd, that's what I understood too. Spokespeople from the FCC said that the
courts left the door open to Net Neutrality-like legislation. [sitation
On Fri, Apr 23, 2010 at 11:20 AM, Todd Christopher Hamilton <
netarttodd at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.
>> 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
>>>> ports blocked, throttling, blocking all P2P, etc.
>>> What happened to that net neutrality talk? Isn't the whole point to make
>>> illegal for ISPs to block/throttle ports or mess with our traffic?
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