Apr 15

Internet politics: The net is not neutral

The issue of “net neutrality” recently hit the headlines in the United States. Initially a sleepy issue unfamiliar to most people, it quickly gained publicity, mobilizing a petition with roughly four million citizens’ signatures and becoming the target of intense lobbying efforts by large communications companies. An explanation of net neutrality is a good illustration as to why this technology is not neutral.

I wrote about my thoughts on net neutrality in a recent CC article titled “Internet politics: The net is not neutral.” The article is available here:


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