Never mind that federal regulators discouraged so-called Net neutrality regulations in a report unveiled Wednesday. Democrats in Congress say they still believe it's necessary to enact a new law to clamp down on the perceived threat posed by broadband operators that want to charge content owners extra fees for priority placement.
Rep. Edward Markey (D-Mass.), one of the chief sponsors of such legislation that was rejected on multiple occasions by a Republican-controlled Congress last year, plans to revive the effort this year, an aide said Thursday.
The congressman declined to comment on the Federal Trade Commission report itself but … Read more