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OTI Files Response to AT&T's Mischaracterization of Paid Prioritization on the Internet

Published:   September 22, 2010

The New America Foundation's Open Technology Initiative (OTI) on Monday filed a letter in response to the myriad misrepresentations made by AT&T to the Federal Communications Commission regarding OTI's views on the issue of prioritization and protecting an open Internet.

The letter further clarifies the difference between established practices that allow business or enterprise customers make traffic prioritization decisions and the 'pay to play' Internet model sought by AT&T and other broadband providers.

For additional information, please refer to the full text of the letter:
http://newamerica.net/publications/resources/2010/letter_to_fcc_secretary_marlene_h_dortch
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Please contact Kate Brown with media requests at 202-596-3365 or brown@newamerica.net.

About the Open Technology Initiative
New America Foundation's Open Technology Initiative formulates policy and regulatory reforms to support open architectures and open source innovations and facilitates the development and implementation of open technologies and communications networks. For more information, visit http://oti.newamerica.net.

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