Google, Intel, Microsoft Team Up for Net Neutrality

By CIOinsight  |  Posted 06-10-2010
An impressive array of Internet communications and technology companies, including Google, Intel, Microsoft, Cisco and Verizon, join up to form the Broadband Internet Technical Advisory Group (BITAG or TAG), which will work together to find consensus on issues relating to net neutrality.

Participants in the initial founding efforts for organization expressed their desire that the group would advise on technical issues, attempt to resolve disputes over network management and related issues outside of an adversarial context, and help inform federal agencies, such as the FCC, Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice in their industry oversight functions. A release noted staff from these agencies would be encouraged to observe and provide suggestions for the TAG's area of focus.