Shocker: Republican House Leader Blasts FCC Ahead of Comcast Vote
Kenneth Corbin writes on internetnews.com:
On the eve of the Federal Communications Commission's expected vote to punish Comcast for blocking peer-to-peer traffic on its network without properly informing subscribers, the agency is taking some fire from Congress.More here.
In a letter sent today to FCC Chairman Kevin Martin, House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) questioned the commission's legal authority to intervene and argued that the unregulated market is moving to solve the problem of network management.
The expected vote at tomorrow's FCC meeting stems from Comcast's blocking of peer-to-peer traffic from BitTorrent, and its alleged failure to provide adequate notification to its subscribers.