|Deal on Net Neutrality in US Senate is Elusive|
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Tue, 13 Jun 2006 15:38:48 -0500
The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee so far has been unable to reach a|
compromise on Internet network neutrality, a week before the panel is
supposed to vote on it as part of a broader communications reform
bill, Senate aides said on Monday.
Internet content companies like Google Inc. want lawmakers to bar
Broadband providers have countered that they have no intention of
Sen. Ted Stevens, the committee chairman and an Alaska Republican
One possible compromise on Net neutrality could be adopting language
Those principles called on broadband providers to provide consumers
"I think that's the one issue where we still have some work to do,"
"Whatever the committee does on Net neutrality I assume it will be
The provisions are part of a larger bill aimed at overhauling U.S.
The Senate committee issued a revised version of the legislation on
"The majority has made some noteworthy revisions but there's still
Copyright 2006 Reuters Limited.
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