The Bush administration has been skeptical of net neutrality, unlike President-elect Barack Obama--and supporters of more regulation hope to use his support to target wireless as well, CNET reports. If you thought federal regulators were upset at Comcast's throttling of peer-to-peer web traffic, wait until they start scrutinizing what wireless providers are doing. Comcast's offense was merely to slow or abort some BitTorrent transfers. AT&T Wireless goes much further and flatly bans all "peer-to-peer file sharing" and "downloading movies." Verizon Wireless' terms of service also single out P2P applications. If those restrictions applied to wired internet connections, there would have...

Subscribe to Read More

Are You an Educator?

Get Free online access to all our
news and resources and get
eCampus News Today email newsletter

About the Author:

eSchool News