Lawmaker Questions FCC's Authority to Punish Comcast

On the eve of the Federal Communications Commission's expected vote to punish Comcast for blocking peer-to-peer traffic on its network without properly informing subscribers, the agency is taking some fire from Congress. In a letter sent to FCC Chairman Kevin Martin, House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) questioned the commission's legal authority to intervene and argued that the unregulated market is moving to solve the problem of network management.

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