The following statement is attributed to Gigi B. Sohn, president and co-founder of Public Knowledge:
“We learned today that another Internet Service Provider, this time RCN, was throttling its customers Internet traffic. This is yet another example showing why the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) needs to be given the authority over Internet access service. As of now, there is no Federal cop on the beat to protect consumers. Not every consumer will take a case to court, and not every cable company would be willing to settle what could be prolonged litigation. The Commission’s regulatory authority needs to be reinstated as quickly as possible.”
A copy of the lawsuit settlement is here.
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