Hillary Clinton on Net Neutrality

Last Updated : Jan 23, 2011

Summary

As a Senator, Hillary Clinton co-sponsored legislation known as the Internet Freedom Preservation Act to enact net neutrality principles.

 

Sponsored and Cosponsored Legislation

Session-109; Bill Number-S 2917; Internet Freedom Preservation Act - Cosponsor

Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to establish certain Internet neutrality duties for broadband service providers, including not interfering with, or discriminating against, the ability of any person to use broadband service in a lawful manner. Allows providers to engage in activities in furtherance of certain management and business-related practices, such as protecting network security and offering consumer protection services such as parental controls. Prohibits a provider from requiring a subscriber, as a condition on the purchase of broadband service, to purchase any cable service, telecommunications service, or IP-enabled voice service.

Session-110; Bill Number-S 215; Internet Freedom Preservation Act - Cosponsor

Establishes Internet neutrality duties for broadband service providers, including not interfering with, or discriminating against, the ability of any person to use broadband service in a lawful manner. Allows providers to engage in activities in furtherance of certain management and business-related practices, such as protecting network security and offering consumer protection services such as parental controls. Prohibits a provider from requiring a subscriber, as a condition on the purchase of broadband service, to purchase any cable service, telecommunications service, or IP-enabled voice service. Requires a report from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to specified congressional committees on provider delivery of broadband content, applications, and services.

Session-109; Bill Number-S 2917; Internet Freedom Preservation Act - Cosponsor

Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to establish certain Internet neutrality duties for broadband service providers (providers), including not interfering with, or discriminating against, the ability of any person to use broadband service in a lawful manner.

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