House Approves Internet Freedom BillNCTA praises passage of bill 5/14/2013 08:14:49 PM Eastern
As expected, the House Tuesday passed a bipartisan bill, HR 1580, that makes a multistakeholder model of Internet governance the official policy of the U.S.
The vote was unanimous (by voice vote).
The National Cable & Telecommunications Association applauded the move. "Adoption of this bill sends a strong message to policymakers around the world that a free and open Internet is vital to democracy, commerce, education and our overall well-being," said NCTA president Michael Powell in a statement.