Net Neutrality legislation may be moribund, but that doesn't mean this issue has gone away. In what lawyers call a "change in venue", the pro-neutralily folks are using the questions over Comcast's "network management" of BitTorrent traffic to bring the debate directly to the FCC.
The Comcast issue has been a discussion on blogs and on mailing lists for months, but, this week, it gained much greater awareness when several pro-NN groups filed a petition with the FCC asking it to take action against the cable service provider. Comcast responded with a statement claiming that it is doing nothing wrong.
...will serve as the first test of the FCC's position on the issue of net neutrality... The five-member FCC has said it supports the concept, but has not been pressed to enforce it. The agency has also said Internet providers have the right to manage their networks.