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Category: Network Neutrality

ALA supports FCC’s Third Way to preserve Internet neutrality

The American Library Association (ALA) filed comments (pdf) with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on the commission’s Notice of Inquiry (NOI) on the Framework for Broadband Internet Service, commonly referred to as the “Third Way.”  The ALA has a strong track record of advocating for an open, or neutral, Internet. …

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Federal court says FCC lacks authority to uphold net neutrality in Comcast v. FCC

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia has ruled that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) lacks the authority to require broadband providers to give equal treatment to all Internet traffic flowing over their networks. The ALA believes the Internet faces major threats as a result of deregulation…

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Library, higher education groups call on FCC to adopt net neutrality principles

Eleven library and higher education-related institutions and organizations today sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Julius Genachowski in support of preserving an open Internet. The groups assert that the Internet faces major threats as a result of deregulation. Internet Service Providers (ISPs) have strong incentives to degrade…

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ALA supports FCC’s proposals to codify net neutrality principles, preserve open Internet

The American Library Association (ALA) supports the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) efforts to maintain an open Internet by codifying the principles of network neutrality, including two new principles recently introduced by Chairman Julius Genachowski. The ALA affirmed its support for all six principles in its filing to the FCC in…

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