DOJ Cautions Against Net Neutrality Rules

Law360, New York (September 6, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Justice has weighed in on the net neutrality debate, cautioning the Federal Communications Commission against making rules that would bar broadband providers from charging content companies extra fees for enhanced service.

In a response to an FCC Notice of Inquiry regarding broadband practices, the DOJ said in a Thursday filing that some of the net neutrality rules currently being considered could prevent Internet providers from upgrading and expanding their networks.

The proposed net neutrality rules would keep broadband companies from charging content...
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