Quotes: Google and Verizon Reach Net-Neutrality Deal

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“What is good for Google and Verizon is not necessarily good for innovation and competition on the Internet.”

— ANDREW JAY SCHWARTZMAN, senior vice president of public-interest law firm Media Access Project, on the two companies’ compromise that would block Verizon from selectively slowing content traveling over its wires. The restriction, however, would not apply to mobile phones. Several companies are meeting with FCC officials to discuss the issue of net neutrality, which would determine how Internet providers handle Web traffic (via Bloomberg)