Peter Cochrane: US will 'shoot itself in the head and the foot' over lifting of net neutrality

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Lifting of US net neutrality rules could cause tech slow down, warns Cochrane
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Lifting of US net neutrality rules could cause tech slow down, warns Cochrane

Former BT CTO Peter Cochrane warns that the lifting of net neutrality in the US will raise barriers and hinder innovation

The ‘must destroy everything Obama' mantra of the current US administration just saw the repeal of net neutrality in the USA by the communications regulator, the Federal Communications Commission. Supported...

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