Sen. Leahy Introduces Bill to Prohibit Certain Preferential Treatment or Prioritization of Internet Traffic
(Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) by MERLY LAPIG
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WASHINGTON, June 21 -- Sen. Patrick J. Leahy, D-Vt., has introduced legislation (S. 2476) to "direct the Federal Communications Commission to promulgate regulations that prohibit certain preferential treatment or prioritization of Internet traffic."
The bill was introduced on June 17 and has two co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Al Franken, D-Minn., and Bernard Sanders, I-Vt.
The legislation was referred to the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee.
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