The chairman of the FCC has committed the United States to the concept of net neutrality.
Julius Genachowski's comments came during a speech to the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC.
Net neutrality is the concept of providing broadband Internet service free of content restrictions. The idea is to make broadband available to as many people as possible. Internet service providers, Genachowski says, cannot preclude their customers from innovatively using their networks.
"Network operators cannot prevent users from accessing the lawful Internet content, applications and services of their choice," he said, "nor can they prohibit users from attaching non-harmful devices to the network." Read The Full Transcript Here
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