The proposal to safeguard net neutrality has been rejected by the House
of Representatives 269-152. The proposed amendment to the
Communications Opportunity, Promotion and Enhancement Act (Cope Act)
added clauses to force service providers to treat all internet traffic
equally--preserving the very pillars which founded the internet--the
free and unbiased flow of information.
Sir Tim Berners-Lee, founder of the internet as we know it, warned that
the internet looks to be entering a "dark period". The act now moves to
the US Senate where the Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee
will vote late in June.
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