Comcast: We Agree With President About No Paid Priority

Comcast agrees with the President on network neutrality principles, including no paid prioritization, no blocking, no throttling and more transparency, and says that is its practice now.

In a blog post Tuesday, Comcast executive VP David Cohen said it may be a surprise to many, but that is Comcast's position, including supporting strong rules to enforce that.

What it does not support is using Title II reclassification, a point it made soon after the President's YouTube video announcement that he was all in for Title II as the best way to prevent paid prioritization and insure an open Internet.

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John Eggerton

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.