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Net Neutrality Could Be Lost Today

Anonymous Coward writes | more than 5 years ago

Government 3

An anonymous reader writes "According to the Register, Senator Diane Feinstein is attempting to put language into the stimulus bill that would kill net neutrality. The amendment that her provision was attached to was withdrawn, but lobbyists tell Public Knowledge that Feinstein hopes to put it back into the bill during the closed-door conference committee that reconciles the House and Senate versions."
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stimulus = packet inspection, yay! (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#26812463)

i'm really surprised this hasn't shown up here already, if this gets sneaked in during the closed door negotiations today between the senate and the house, it will make the crap comcast pulled look like amateur hour.

Re:stimulus = packet inspection, yay! (1)

daemonburrito (1026186) | more than 5 years ago | (#26812561)

Me, too.

This is at least the second submission of this today. I haven't logged in for months, but I was compelled to today so I could mod it up.

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