FOLLOW UP: Net Neutrality The FCC Speech

fcc-logoThis is a follow-up of our previous announcement and predictions about FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski’s speech on Monday, September 21 in Washington:

Genachowski outlined six principles (2 new codes pertaining to transparency and non-discrimination) that are to  be the framework for Net Neutral Policy.

The Net neutrality principles now include:

* Consumers are entitled to access the lawful Internet content of their choice.

* Consumers are entitled to run applications and use services of their choice, subject to the needs of law enforcement.

* Consumers are entitled to connect their choice of legal devices that do not harm the network.

* Consumers are entitled to competition among network providers, application and service providers, and content providers.

* Internet access providers can’t discriminate against particular Internet content or applications, while allowing for reasonable network management.

* Internet access providers must be transparent about the network management practices they implement.

via FCC lays out Net neutrality framework: Transparency of network management eyed | Between the Lines |

The entire speech can be read on OpenInternet.Gov

or watched below:


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