US civil rights groups: FCC should allow network management

[IDG] A coalition of seven civil rights groups believes that net neutrality laws would only serve to protect bandwidth hogs at the expense of other usersThe U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) should allow broadband providers to manage their networks and slow “bandwidth hogs,” despite concerns that such practices arbitrarily target some customers, said a coalition of seven civil rights groups.Net neutrality rules for broadband providers would protect bandwidth hogs at the expense of other customers and civic organizations, said the coalition, which includes the National Black Chamber of Commerce, Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association, League of Rural Voters, and National Council of Women’s Organizations.
www.infoworld.com/article/08/02/29/Civil-rights-groups-FCC-should-allow-network-management_1.html

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