Internet providers want Congress to keep hands off online traffic deals

August 13, 2014

Internet providers and wireless companies are warning lawmakers not to get overly involved in deals over online traffic.

In comments filed to the House Energy and Commerce Committee this month, USTelecom — which represents Internet providers — said lawmakers and regulators should stay out of “interconnection” deals, the arrangements Internet providers make with each other and websites to handle online traffic.

Read more at: http://thehill.com/policy/technology/214883-internet-providers-want-lawmakers-out-of-traffic-fights


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