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Montevideo, September 23rd 2018 - 00:52 UTC

Tag: Internet service providers (ISPs)

  • Tuesday, December 12th 2017 - 18:50 UTC

    Internet influential figures write to US Congress in support of “net neutrality”

    “It is important to understand that FCC’s proposed Order is based on flawed and factually inaccurate understanding of internet technology,” the open letter read.

    Several influential figures responsible for creating the internet have demanded that a controversial vote to be cancelled. This week the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will decide on whether to repeal an Obama-era law that protects “net neutrality”. This refers to the principle that all traffic on the internet is treated equally. The pioneers said the FCC did not know what it was doing.