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August 31, 2010 2:17 PM PDT AT&T: Net rules must allow ‘paid prioritization’ by Declan McCullagh Font size Print E-mail Share 69 comments Share   65 1 AT&T said Tuesday that any Net neutrality plan restricting its ability to engage in ‘paid prioritization’ of network traffic would be harmful and contrary to the fundamental principles of the Internet. Telecommunications providers need the ability to set different prices for different forms of Internet service, AT&T said, adding that it already has ‘hundreds’ of customers who have paid extra for higher-priority services. ‘Our view is that if the Federal Communications Commission is going to be making policy decisions on this front, it should base them on the facts, as opposed to dogma,’ an AT&T rep”

 

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  1. Well I Believe also that the concept is “discriminatory” and claiming it will “only benefit the few content giants that have deep enough pockets to pay for favorable treatment.”

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