Monday, September 8, 2008

What is Net Neutrality?

What is net neutrality?

I've heard about this issue for several months now but I never gave it much thought. Now however, I saw a post of Tyler Mulligan, a blogger who commented in my "Nexuiz 2.4 Screenshots" article, that has a video about what is Net Neutrality and ohman, you should read the resources below.

Rather than drone about the issue, I'll just post snippets from resource that you really should read.

This is in danger:

"Network neutrality is the principle that Internet users should be in control of what content they view and what applications they use on the Internet." - Google

This principle is the reason why your blog is as easily accessible as a video from TimeWarner. " -


"Today, the neutrality of the Internet is at stake as the broadband carriers want Congress's permission to determine what content gets to you first and fastest. Put simply, this would fundamentally alter the openness of the Internet. " - Google (same article)

The video: