Senators Introduce Net Neutrality Bill

Law360, New York (January 10, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Sens. Byron Dorgan (D-N.D.) and Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) introduced “net neutrality” legislation Tuesday that would stop broadband service providers from charging additional fees for high-speed access.

The two lawmakers introduced nearly identical legislation last year, but Republican Senate leaders did not bring it to the floor for a vote. They are hoping things will be different this time around now that the Democrats control Congress.

“The tide has turned in the debate between those who seek to maintain equality and those who would benefit from the...
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