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Monday, April 06, 2009

Michael Copps launches 5th FCC Principle: enforcement

By George, the interim FCC Chair has repeated the radical idea that Michael Powell's Four Internet Freedoms lacked an important fifth - enforcing the four against ISPs who do a Comcast! But he wants new Chair Genachowski to implement the idea. ""These are evolving technologies and sometimes the line between reasonable network management and outright discrimination can be less than crystal clear But that’s why we need a for-sure enforcement process, to sift through complaints, to make the judgment calls, and, over time, to compile some case law and precedent so things become clearer."

In Brussels, the usual suspects are asking the European Parliament to do the same - by overturning the Committee votes last week....

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