U.S. House


Markey Revives Net Neutrality Debate

Rep. Ed Markey, D-Mass., revived the net neutrality debate on Wednesday when he introduced the Internet Freedom Preservation Act. The bill appeared the day after Comcast Corp. filed comments with the FCC defending its need to manage its network however it chooses. Comcast faces criticism for apparently slowing P2P content such as that from Vuze, […]

Senate Approves Seven-Year Internet Tax Ban

The U.S. Senate Thursday night voted to keep the Internet tax-free for another seven years. The House must follow suit and the president must sign the bill by Nov. 1 for the moratorium to take effect. The original ban on Web taxes was set in 1998. Congress already has extended the ban twice. U.S. House […]

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