Tuesday, December 21, 2010

FCC Approves Plan to Regulate Internet

Today, this change seems harmless, but it could be the beginning of a new round of legislation and associated governmental control that could impact how we use our broadband resources.  This needs to be considered as we review current communications required for wide-area SCADA systems.
The rules would prohibit phone and cable companies from abusing their control over broadband connections to discriminate against rival content or services, such as Internet phone calls or online video, or play favorites with Web traffic.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2010/12/21/fcc-poised-pass-network-neutrality-rules/#ixzz18n9TuxYJ

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