DoJ slams net neutrality, says all packets not created equal

Looks like the big money men got to the Justice Department — today, the DoJ said ISPs should be allowed to charge higher fees for "priority" traffic on the internet. This is supremely bad news.

The agency told the Federal Communications Commission, which is reviewing high-speed Internet practices, that it is opposed to "Net neutrality," the principle that all Internet sites should be equally accessible to any Web user.

Link to Associated Press item.

Here is the full text of the DoJ statement: Link, subtitle is "Antitrust Division Says Regulatory Proposals Could Limit Consumer Choice and Deter Network Investment." (Thanks, Gary in Florida, and many others)