Net Neutrality: The Struggle for What We Already Have

For something that seems so simple and straightforward, “net neutrality” has sure created one big mess.Net neutrality, of course, is the principle that Internet service providers should not be allowed to favor some Internet content over other content by delivering it faster.Really, who could be against such a thing? President Obama came out for net neutrality during his presidential campaign. Julius Genachowski, his former law review colleague and basketball buddy, who helped him arrive at that campaign position, is now the chairman of the Federal Communication Commission.To read this report in The New York Times in full, see:
www.nytimes.com/2010/09/04/business/04nocera.htmlAlso see:How Neutral Is the Internet?
Whether the Internet is truly a democratic forum was called into question this week in a dispute about Internet traffic management between AT&T and the consumer advocacy group Free Press, National Journal.com reported.
techdailydose.nationaljournal.com/2010/09/how-neutral-is-the-internet.php

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