FCC chair Kevin Martin has gone on record to say he plans to rule that Comcast violated net neutrality principles. So, we may be certain that the FCC will issue a ruling against the cable company.
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But that doesn't mean there's no suspense left. Digital rights advocates are worried that the ruling might be too narrow to serve as a ringing endorsement of net neutrality. And Comcast is still clearly hoping that whatever order comes down has little impact on the company's practices.
Comcast sent the FCC a letter, retaining the tired argument that it did nothing wrong in delaying some peer-to-peer traffic. This letter, prompted by a filing last week by net neutrality advocate Free Press,. Free Press claims that Comcast's approach for managing such congestion is unreasonable and violates the rules of net neutrailty.
There might not be a "comprehensive list of standards," but the FCC has been on record since 2005 as saying that consumers should have access to applications of their choice.
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