There are some big telecoms who want to charge for privilege on the Internet, and they've been caught "astroturfing" and other kinds of fakery.
There's just really very little in the way of actual evidence in Larry Downes' CNET op-ed today that claims that the Obama administration is "clearly backtracking" on a commitment to turning the principle of net neutrality into enforceable policy.
neutrality. But Crawford, from everything I've heard, always intended
to return to her job at Michigan Law School after a year in the White
commitment to net neutrality: any mention that one of Downes' recent
clients at the consulting firm Bell Mason Group is AT&T — one of neutrality regulation's strongest opponents.
I personally know Susan, and that's the case, she committed to a year, then back home.