U.S. Lawmakers Introduce Net Neutrality Bill

Law360, New York (February 13, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- In an ongoing fight to keep the Internet a level playing field, two U.S. lawmakers have proposed legislation that would make it illegal for broadband service providers to unreasonably interfere with users' access to online content.

The net neutrality bill was introduced on Wednesday by Rep. Edward J. Markey, the chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee on telecommunication and the Internet, and co-sponsored by Rep. Chip Pickering.

The bill continues efforts started in 2006 to prevent Internet providers from setting up a tiered system...
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