#NetNeutrality News Never Sleeps (Even in August)

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August in Washington (DC) is hot and muggy. But when the future of the Internet is at stake, there’s no break in the news.

The Federal Communications Commission’s current Open Internet proceeding has generated over 1.1 million comments from the public. The great public interest in the issue moved the FCC to release the comments in a series of six XML files, totaling over 1.4 GB of data -- approximately two and half times the amount of plain-text data embodied in the Encyclopedia Britannica.

From President Barack Obama and Senate Majority Leader Reid backing network neutrality; Title II and Internet throttling by Verizon and other carriers; to Netflix’s paid peering deals, the debate over what’s reasonable network management, how net neutrality rules will evolve, and regulatory reclassification will continue for some time to come.


#NetNeutrality News Never Sleeps (Even in August)