Thursday, March 02, 2006

Wyden Moves to Ensure Fairness of Internet Usage With New Net Neutrality Bill

WYDEN MOVES TO ENSURE FAIRNESS OF INTERNET
USAGE WITH NEW NET NEUTRALITY BILL

Network operators would be required to treat all content on the Internet equally
for consumers, small businesses and innovators;
Wyden legislation is first comprehensive legislation in Congress on net neutrality

March 02, 2006

Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) today unveiled ground-breaking new legislation that would ensure “net neutrality,” or equal delivery of content on the internet, for consumers and business interests. Under Wyden’s bill, the Internet Nondiscrimination Act of 2006, network operators would be prohibited from charging companies for faster delivery of their content to consumers over the internet or favoring certain content over others.
http://wyden.senate.gov/media/2006/03022006_net_neutrality_bill.html

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