As House Commerce Committee Chairman Henry Waxman, D-Calif., prepares to release his legislative proposal for new rules to preserve an open internet, a leaked version reveals that it would limit the FCC’s authority to enforce net neutrality, Ars Technica reports. According to the leaked draft, internet service providers (ISPs) would be forbidden to "unjustly or unreasonably discriminate in transmitting lawful traffic over a consumer's wireline broadband internet access service." But the proposal would not apply to wireless broadband, and the FCC would be given no new rulemaking authorities regarding ISPs. If that sounds familiar, it should: It bears a very...

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Denny Carter

Dennis has covered higher education technology since April 2008, having interviewed some of the most recognized IT pros in U.S. colleges and universities. He is always updating eCampus News with the latest in pressing ed-tech issues, such as the growing i