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McCain's Internet Freedom Act?!

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Adelaide.Alexa's picture Adelaide.Alexa
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LOL This old man doesn't even know how to use a computer!!! I bet his pockets are deep with telecom monies.

Senator John McCain proposed a bill on Friday that would effectively bar the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from regulating communications.

McCain’s Internet Freedom Act of 2009 is a misnomer for legislation that would allow wireless and broadband service providers like AT&T and Comcast to unfairly regulate traffic based on their commercial interests, thereby eliminating net neutrality.

Net neutrality is the simple concept that all traffic is created equal and therefore service providers should not be allowed to prioritize access to certain websites over others. Service providers want to do away with net neutrality so they can charge sites that generate large amounts of traffic or slow traffic to websites that compete with their commercial interests.