Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Wednesday November 20, 2013

Amazon Tells Lawmakers To Keep the Internet Open

I just don't understand. What part of "keep your damn hands off my internet" the government does not comprehend?

Speaking to members of a U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Courts subcommittee, Amazon’s vice president for global public policy has urged that potential barriers to digital content delivery should be addressed in order to ensure the development of distribution platforms. Exorbitant statutory damage awards for copyright infringement could chill innovation, the executive warned, adding that the Internet should remain a non-discriminatory and open platform to maintain consumer choice.