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On Monday, Google and Verizon rolled out a “policy proposal”–not a “business arrangement”–that explained the way they’d like to see telecommunications traffic regulated. That didn’t go well. So today, take two.
In June, Google won a huge legal victory in its three-year YouTube copyright fight with Viacom. But that was a battle, not the entire war.
The super-fast version: There’s no business deal, the Web stays open and Google won’t be paying to move its stuff faster than the competition. But! Verizon and/or others want the right to build “new services.” And those could have different rules. Meanwhile, wireless is a whole different story.