FCC Holding Comcast Do-Over Hearings at Stanford on April 17

The FCC has confirmed that they're going to hold a second hearing about Comcast's BitTorrent throttling/blocking at Stanford, seeing as the first hearing was filled with Comcast's paid audience members. The hearing is going to be on April 17, but does Comcast actually care. Apparently not, because the man who spoke on behalf of Comcast at the Harvard hearing last month says the FCC doesn't have any legal power to do anything about the ISP anyway, even if they decide that their BitTorrent blocking is a no no. Check Ars for more on this. (On a related note, my Comcast cable internet is down right now and I'm writing this on EVDO.) [ZDNet]


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