ZDNet.com reports that on Monday, August 21, Deborah Platt Majoras, the Republican chair of the Federal Trade Commission, expressed skepticism towards proposed "net neutrality" laws. She said that currently pending net neutrality legislation is "unnecessary" because there isn't demonstrated consumer harm and that market forces would likely prevent any problems. Platt Majoras added that the proposed laws could create more problems than they prevent. These comments come at a time when the United States Senate is considering a massive proposal to rewrite the nation's telecommunications laws. The FTC and FCC share responsibility for regulating deceptive advertising practices for some broadband...
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