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05.11.10

Microsoft is Against Net Neutrality

Posted in Microsoft at 6:43 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

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Summary: Another new sign that Microsoft is a threat to the Internet and the citizens’ interests

Microsoft’s stance on net neutrality is a subject we have not covered for over 2 years. 4 years ago it turned out that Microsoft had withdrawn from ItsOurNet.org. The last time we brought up the subject we argued that Microsoft was secretly against net neutrality (since some years ago), along with its ally Comcast.

Here is a new report from The Inquirer:

Microsoft backs down on net neutrality

SOFTWARE MONOPOLIST Microsoft seems to be backing away from its long running support for network neutrality.

Speaking to an FCC hearing on the issue, the software giant admitted it has a vested interest in ensuring that its numerous web applications and services are delivered to consumers without interference from an ISP.

However it warned against “the adoption of unnecessary or insufficiently tailored regulations, such as a prohibition on all types of discrimination.”

The Washington Post covered this too and so did this author whom we included in the daily links a few days ago.

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  1. Needs Sunlight said,

    May 11, 2010 at 7:45 am

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