AT&T has taken out a series of full-page ads in major newspapers including The New York Times and The Washington Post calling for a net neutrality law that would govern both ISPs and web companies like Facebook and Twitter. But web companies aren’t typically part of the net neutrality conversation because they don’t provide internet access, and the vague rules AT&T is proposing still seem to leave open the possibility for ISPs to sell paid fast lanes.

The open letter from AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson states that an Internet Bill of Rights would help to “guarantee neutrality and transparency,” and that congressional action is needed to ensure consistent rules for all internet companies. “Legislation would not only ensure consumers’ rights…

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Source:: Theverge – Tech

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