Google says Bell throttling illegal; net neutrality at stake


Google Inc. says Bell Canada Inc. is breaking Canadian telecommunications law by slowing certain internet traffic, and is urging the CRTC to take action against the company.

In a 15-page submission to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, the Mountainview California search and adwords giant told the CRTC
"From consumer, competition and innovation perspectives, throttling applications that consumers choose is inconsistent with a content and application-neutral internet, and a violation of Canadian telecommunications law, which forbids unfair discrimination and undue or unreasonable preferences and requires that regulation be technologically and competitively neutral."

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