The House Of Representatives Approves A New Bill-hr 1542, A New Bill To Deregulate The InternetThe House of Representatives passed the controversial “Tauzin-Dingell” Bill, HR 1542, in a 273-157 vote. This bill would remove restrictions placed on telephone companies by the Telecommunications Act of 1996.
The following questions have been addressed in this article:What is purpose of this proposed federal bill?
How does the bill define high speed data services and Internet backbone services?
What is the Telecommunications Act of 1996?
What does this bill do for telephone companies and high-speed Internet companies?
Is this legislation likely to become law?