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The Future of Net Neutrality

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, May 5 2010

Worth mentioning here on the blog that there's a battle brewing this week over whether the Federal Communications Commission is going to assert some authority over broadband Internet or chose to accept a diminished jurisdiction in the wake of a recent federal court decision -- a move that many seeing as making it extremely difficult, if not impossible, for the FCC to regulate net neutrality principles or move forward on some aspects of its National Broadband Plan. Ars Technica has a good run-down of the situation here.

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