Wednesday, March 19, 2008

FCC to hold Comcast hearing at Stanford

The FCC has scheduled an April 17 hearing at Stanford (no time or building has been announced yet) to hear testimony about whether Comcast and other ISPs are blocking access to peer-to-peer applications like BitTorrent, Richard Koman of ZD Net reports. Valleywag reported previously that the FCC decided to have a second hearing after an earlier meeting at Harvard went awry. Valleywag said Comcast paid locals to take seats in the auditorium so that net neutrality types couldn't get in.

1 comment:

glenn reihing said...

Your article isn't very well researched.

Comcast spokesperson Sena Fitzmaurice in an article from dated 2/26/08 confirmed that Comcast DID pay people to fill seats at the FCC hearings.