NY Times: On Monday, Google and Verizon took the wraps off their plan for how the Internet should be regulated. They propose that ISPs should not be allowed to block content or to offer a paid "fast lane," but they do allow exceptions for data traffic on cellphone networks or "new services" that the ISPs might offer.
The plan was immediately greeted by a torrent of criticism. For example, Andrew Jay Schwartzman, of the advocacy group Media Access Project said the proposal creates an Internet for the haves and an Internet for the have-nots. It may make some services unaffordable for consumers and access to those services unavailable to new start-ups.