The argument over fast lanes, slow lanes, net neutrality and peering has caused concern that the future of the Internet could be in danger.
But the Federal Communications Commission could have a trick or two up its sleeve.
The FCC confirmed to Mashable an earlier Washington Post report that a notice of inquiry is being circulated among commissioners that calls into question the adequacy of current broadband speed requirements.
The move comes as streaming media has caused dramatic changes in the data consumption habits of even casual Internet usersNetflix accounts for almost one-third of data traffic in North America in the evenings, followed by YouTube with 17%. Read more…