[LINK] Net Neutrality - Google, Verizon and the FCC - The inside Goss.
tomk at unwired.com.au
Fri Sep 10 01:32:48 EST 2010
The four freedoms that are the basis for net neutrality;
. Freedom to access content. Consumers should have access to their
choice of legal content.
. Freedom to use applications. Consumers should be able to run
applications of their choice.
. Freedom to attach personal devices. Consumers should be permitted to
attach any devices they choose to the connection in their homes.
. Freedom to obtain service plan information. Consumers should receive
meaningful information regarding their service plans.
Are under subtle attack.
In an article entitled:
Google, Verizon and the FCC: Inside the War Over the Internet's Future
Sam Gustin discusses Net Neutrality and the other side of the coin, the
commercial interests proposing an alternative priority private network.
"So the so-called 'policy framework' that Google and Verizon propose
requires that we either eliminate privacy and have a deep packet
inspection regime across the board, or that we build a new broadband
infrastructure for rich corporations who will then extract the cost of
this redundant buildout from their customers."
See full article from DailyFinance: http://srph.it/bc30rg
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