In a letter to
Net neutrality - the principle that all Internet traffic travels at the same speed, regardless of its source - governed the Internet for decades, to the benefit of innovators, consumers and the U.S. economy.
"Consumers and innovators cannot afford to wander through this regulatory murk any longer. The time has come for the
Wheeler circulated a proposal earlier this month that would allow Internet service providers to create "paid prioritization" of Internet traffic - where companies could pay a premium for their videos, websites and other services to access special fast lanes unavailable to other web companies.
"Sanctioning paid prioritization would allow discrimination and irrevocably change the Internet as we know it," the senators wrote. "Small businesses, content creators and Internet users must not be held hostage by an increasingly consolidated broadband industry."
The full letter to the
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