Originally published: September 29, 2010
Last updated: September 29, 2010 - 6:42pm
Senate Commerce Chairman John (Jay) Rockefeller (D-WV) said that he believes it will be "almost impossible" to move a network neutrality bill through congress this year.
"I am 100 percent for net neutrality. I know [House Commerce Chairman Henry] Waxman is fighting hard," he said . "I think it will be almost impossible to get anything done on that." Chairman Rockefeller added that despite concern from some public interest groups, he believes Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski is "solid on net neutrality." When asked if he is willing to shepherd a net neutrality bill through a lame duck Senate session if the House manages to pass a bill, Senate Commerce Communications Subcommittee Chairman John Kerry (D-MA) said "oh wow" and declined to comment further on the issue.
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