Silicon Valley Senate candidates Boxer, Fiorina on net neutrality
For a sense of how Silicon Valley could be represented on the most contested tech policy issue in Washington, watch these two videos of the two Senate candidates laying out their views on net neutrality.
Republican candidate Carly Fiorina is against, saying her background as an executive at AT&T and Lucent Alcatel before heading Hewlett Packard show that regulation of the telecom industry can be a disaster for business. She also said the FCC shouldn't re-assert its authority to regulate broadband. Democratic incumbent Barbara Boxer has co-signed legislation to create rules prohibiting Internet service providers from blocking sites and prioritizing traffic unfairly. The FCC, without clear authority over broadband services has looked to Congress to create legislation.
Here they offer their points of view.
Video credits: Personal Democracy Forum
| October 20, 2010; 10:00 AM ET
Categories: FCC, Net Neutrality
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