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The Federal Communications Commission’s net neutrality repeal “is based on a flawed and factually inaccurate understanding of Internet technology,” a group of inventors and technologists told members of Congress and the FCC in a letter today.
The letter’s 21 signers include Internet Protocol co-inventor Vint Cerf; World Wide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee; Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, public-key cryptography inventors Whitfield Diffie and Martin Hellman; RSA public-key encryption algorithm co-inventor Ronald Rivest; Paul Vixie, who designed several widely used Domain Name System (DNS) protocol extensions and applications; and security expert and professor Susan Landau, who has fought against government attempts to make phone encryption less secure.

The letter was also signed by former chief technologists at both the FCC and Federal Trade Commission, David Farber and Steven Bellovin, respectively.
FCC’s “flawed” understanding of Internet
The letter calls for a delay of this Thursday’s FCC vote to deregulate broadband service and eliminate net neutrality rules.
It says:
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