The Maine Legislature set a precedent for other states by passing "An Act to Pro
The Maine Legislature set a precedent for other states by passing "An Act to Prohibit Maine From Participating in an National Identification Card System," a system set to go into effect in 2009. The Legislature also tackled the issue of "net neutrality," tasking the state's Public Advocate with issuing a 2008 report on what Maine can and should do about the issue. Currently, all Internet traffic is prioritized equally, but telecom companies want to be able to charge Web sites for extra bandwidth in return for higher priority and greater speed. Maine senator Olympia Snowe is co-sponsor of the Internet Freedom Protection Act, which would preserve net neutrality. Details.
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Fulton, Deirdre, "The Maine Legislature set a precedent for other states by passing "An Act to Pro" (2007). Maine News Index – Portland Phoenix. 3123.