Bending the Third Rail
Because We Should, We Can, We Do
Thursday, June 29, 2006
Net, We Hardly Knew ya
The Senate Commerce Committee, splitting 11 to 11 and therefore rejecting compromise language, set the stage for a carrier-controlled Internet. If the bill passes the Senate and is signed by the President, you can kiss the Net you know "goodbye." Farewell, open networks and open standards. Soon every packet will be subject to inspection and surcharges based on what it carries and who sent it or where it is going.

Full article here.
3 Comments:
Anonymous romunov said...
Can you edit your css in a way to show links a bit differently as regular text? Underline, bold.. anything will work.

Blogger GreyHair said...
Yeah ... we know.

Being HTML challenged and lazy, it's one of those "to do" items.

Blogger Lynne said...
I'll try to get to it next week. There is a lot of code to wade through.