Net Neutrality

Net neutrality (also network neutrality or Internet neutrality) is the principle that Internet service providers and governments should treat all data on the Internet equally, not discriminating or charging differentially by user, content, site, platform, application, type of attached equipment, and modes of communication. The term was coined by Columbia media law professor Tim Wu in 2003 as an extension of the longstanding concept of a common carrier.
Posts about Net Neutrality
  • Did the FCC Just Kill the Internet?

    … Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Acting Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen issued the following statement in response to today’s vote by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on the Restoring Internet Freedom Order regarding net neutrality: “The FCC’s action today (December 14, 2017) restored the FTC’s ability to protect consumers and competition…

    Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 11 readers -
  • The Debate on Net Neutrality in 500 Words or Less

    … the same electricity. Oh and for the magic trick, just click this button to change references to air conditioners, blowing air, Chillix, electricity companies, and Powercast to variants of websites, Netflix, streaming content, ISPs, and Comcast or Verizon, and, abracadabra, just like that, you learned why net neutrality matters without me even having to say the words.…

    A.J. Afkari/ Techlawgic- 22 readers -