*The Federal Communications Commission is trying to get the attention of cable companies and application developers.
They are going to try and pass a ruling that will help them break the Internet down into “two classes of Internet access, one for fixed-line providers and the other for the wireless Net.”
According to the New York Times, this will give wireless carriers an advantage over landline cable carriers like Comcast.
Services like Verizon wireless will be able to disable apps on their phones like Google Maps and force you to use Verizon’s Navigator. The segregation of wireless and landline online (more…)