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FCC swamped with last-minute comments on net neutrality

Grant Gross | July 16, 2014
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission's Web comments form crashed Tuesday morning in the hours before the agency's first deadline for submitting comments on its net neutrality proposal.

"It's fashionable in net neutrality circles to castigate something called 'paid prioritization' by its critics as contrary to various historical norms of Internet practice, yet there is no doubt ... that prioritization systems and their close relatives, bandwidth reservation systems, are often extremely helpful," Bennett wrote. "It should be clear that a ban on prioritization and other means of achieving low-latency quality of service is effectively a ban on VoIP over the open public Internet."

 

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