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The Senate Commerce Committee deadlocked 11 to 11 on an amendment inserting some very basic net neutrality provisions into a moving telecommunications bill. The provisions didn't prohibit an ISP from handling VOIP faster than emails, but would have made it illegal to handle its own VOIP packets faster than a competitor's.

Senator Ted Stevens (R-Alaska) explained why he voted against the amendment and gave an amazing primer on how the internet works. [more]

More analysis here, with the help of a command line tool called Bioforensic Unfragmenting Logistical Level Systemic Hopping Information Tracerouter.

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bigme
Jul. 7th, 2006 10:52 am (UTC)
ZOMG! MY INTERNET IS LATE! :(
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