SPOTLIGHT: Net neutrality protests grow

The House Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet met yesterday to put the last details into a bill on video franchising, and it might have just decided against imposing net neutrality protections. If so, it could face protests from a new coalition that is gaining popularity on the Internet. The coalition, made up of an assortment of 60 groups and individuals ranging from to Gun Owners of America and Common Cause, launched a web site,, on Monday on the eve of the committee's markup session. Article