Senators backing bill that blocks net neutrality get major donations from AT&T

Lost in the wave of Shirley Sherrod, BP, financial regulation, SB1070, health care, and the overwhelming intelligence structure is this little thing called net neutrality.

Now, for many people (specifically many tech industry folk or just those who are concerned with internet freedom) net neutrality isn’t something that should be lost in the shuffle. Advocates argue it is necessary to prevent the government or an Internet service provider from blocking certain sites (i.e. information).

Regarding the subject, Techdirt has a great post about the debate a new bill called the Freedom of Consumer Choice Act.

It would appear that many of the bills proponents have seen major campaign contributions from communications giant AT&T. Interesting…

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