Google has fired off a warning shot following
reforms in communications legislation passed by the US Senate. The legislation has stirred quite a commotion
across the internet as it poses many threats to the current model of the
Internet. There is concern that
telecommunications companies will use the legislation to try to muscle in on
the internet, it has also raised concerns that the neutrality of the internet
will be compromised as the data of personal bloggers and smaller organisations
which cannot afford the premium data services will be smothered by largecorporations with money to burn.
reportsA spokesman said it would not hesitate to file anti-trust
complaints if Internet-providing telcos abuse powers that could come from
legislators in further reforms - some of which, Google argues, could threaten'Net Neutrality'.