Mediacom rejects Net neutrality, wants freedom to collect "rent"

05/9/2006 | Multichannel News · Broadcasting & Cable

Rocco Commisso, chairman and CEO of Mediacom Communications Corp., and a member of the board of directors of the National Cable & Telecommunications Association, voiced opposition to "Net neutrality" regulations and said cable companies should be free to charge companies for the right to reach Web surfers. Commisso's comments are similar to those made last year by AT&T Inc. chairman and CEO Edward Whitacre, which triggered complaints from Internet pioneers, Web companies, consumer advocates and legislators.

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