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FCC Questions Comcast and Verizon

The FCC is questioning Comcast and Verizion Wireless in response to allegations of blocking certain types of traffic and certain traffic patterns.  In specific, there have been several complaints that Comcast is blocking peer to peer traffic.  Verizon Wireless's inquiry seeks to resolve an issue relating to text messaging, and that text messsages are governed and protected under anti-discrimination proviiosn of Title II of the Communications Act.

There is also a public notice requesting a rulemaking from the FCC, constituting what is considered "Reasonable network management" by broadband network operators.