Net Neutrality News: Mozilla Proposes Internet Fast Lanes Alternative

by Karl Utermohlen | May 5, 2014 2:26 pm

Mozilla is offering the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) its opinion on net neutrality laws.

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In light of the recent net neutrality debate, the company believes[3] that the FCC should focus on content providers, not internet service providers (ISPs). The FCC’s current proposal could give ISPs the freedom to charge consumers more for online content such as YouTube (GOOG[4]) and Netflix (NFLX[5]).

However, Mozilla believes that new neutrality laws should work on reclassifying content providers such as YouTube. The company believes that the FCC would have better control on net neutrality if the agency’s regulations are targeted at the content providers instead of ISPs.

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