New rules proposed by the F.C.C. could divide the Internet into fast lanes and slow lanes, violating the central concept of “net neutrality.” A Threat to Internet Freedom.
The concept of “network neutrality” has been so central to our experience of the Internet, and such a driving force for innovation and expression, that most of us have taken it for granted. This Op-Doc explains the basic idea: when you visit a website, the phone or cable company that provides Internet access shouldn’t get in the way. Information should be delivered to you quickly and without discriminating about the content.
Produced by: Brian Knappenberger