|Google Says Bill Could Spark Anti-Trust Complaints|
|Reuters News Wire (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
Tue, 4 Jul 2006 14:04:16 -0500
Google warned on Tuesday it will not hesitate to file anti-trust|
complaints in the United States if high-speed Internet providers abuse
the market power they could receive from U.S. legislators.
The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee last week approved sweeping
But it narrowly rejected attempts by some lawmakers to strengthen
The battle centred on whether broadband providers can charge more to
"If the legislators ... insist on neutrality, we will be happy. If
"If we are not successful in our arguments ... then we will simply
Cerf is visiting Bulgaria at the invitation of President Georgi
The U.S. bill includes provisions aimed at preserving consumers'
"My company, along with many others believes that the Internet should
"We are worried that some of the broadband service providers will
Despite extensive lobbying by the telephone carriers, prospects for a
If the measure passes the full Senate, it would have to be reconciled
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