CNET reports that the issue of net neutrality is such a major point of contention; that it is holding up the passage of a massive communications bill. At a committee event, Sen. Ted Stevens of Alaska offered a grim prognosis of the proposed net neutrality bill, and felt that it could be derailed this year. This is a departure from an opinion he expressed in August. At the time, Stevens believed he had the necessary votes to end filibuster on the proposal. Top Senate aids now maintain that it is impossible to know whether their bosses will succeed in passing the communications legislation this year, especially because Congress only has a few more weeks before it shuts down again for last-minute campaigning…