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S. 74: Internet Freedom, Broadband Promotion, and Consumer Protection Act of 2011

Summary: A bill to preserve the free and open nature of the Internet, expand the benefits of broadband, and promote universally available and affordable broadband service. (More Info)

S. 74 was introduced in the 112th Congress, which has adjourned. It has not yet been reintroduced.

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American Library Association 7,490 Facebook fans 33,254 Twitter followers

The pro-net neutrality bill – S. 74, The Internet Freedom, Broadband Promotion, and Consumer Protection Act of 2011 – was introduced by Sen. Cantwell (D-WA) and co-sponsored by Sen. Franken (D-MN). The bill would codify the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC’s) six net neutrality principles (which the ALA supported), outlined in a November 2009 FCC Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM), among other things.

Specifically, the bill would:

- Codify the FCC’s six net neutrality principles by creating a new section in Title II of the Communications Act;

- Prohibit paid-prioritization by banning broadband operators from requiring content, service or application providers ...

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Fractured Atlas 7,752 Facebook fans 7,384 Twitter followers

This is the strongest of the bills to support "net neutrality". It will help ensure that the internet remains an open frontier for innovation and creative expression.

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The Open Source Democracy Foundation 124 Facebook fans 114 Twitter followers

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