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I, Cringely: Why Don't They Tell Us Ending Net Neutrality Might Kill BitTorrent?

Jun 24, 2006, 09:00 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Robert X. Cringely)

"Last week's column was about Bill Gates' announced departure from day-to-day management at Microsoft and a broad view of the Net Neutrality issue. We'll get back to Microsoft next week with a much closer look at the challenges the company faces as it ages and what I believe is a clever and counter-intuitive plan for Redmond's future success. But this week is all about Net Neutrality, which turns out to be a far more complex issue than we (or Congress) are being told.

"Net Neutrality is a concept being explored right now in the U.S. Congress, which is trying to decide whether to allow Internet Service Providers to offer tiers of service for extra money or to essentially be prohibited from doing so..."

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