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The FCC Is Finally Set To Save Net Neutrality By Regulating The Internet Like A Utility

"Net neutrality—the principle that no Internet provider can pick and choose which traffic to carry—took a beating just over a year ago when Verizon successfully sued to overturn the FCC's "Open Internet" rules. Now the FCC is ready to strike back with a vengeance.

 

In a Wired op-ed, FCC chairman Tom Wheeler outlined his plan to enforce net neutrality by relying on some of the agency's oldest and most robust authority—Title II of the Telecommunications Act— to categorize Internet service providers as "common carriers" akin to your local phone company. This move would give the agency broad latitude to bar Internet "fast lanes" and other carrier practices that could favor business partners and disadvantage rivals or startups..."

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Aux Etats-Unis, la high-tech défend la neutralité du Net

Aux Etats-Unis, la high-tech défend la neutralité du Net | Education & Numérique | Scoop.it
Plus de 150 sociétés sociétés Internet ont adressé jeudi une lettre ouverte à la Federal Communication Commission, le gendarme américain des télécoms, pour défendre le principe qui assure un traitement équitable entre tous acteurs du web.

Via Aurélien BADET
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Why Net Neutrality Became A Thing For The Internet Generation

Why Net Neutrality Became A Thing For The Internet Generation | Education & Numérique | Scoop.it
Don't mess with our Internet, says a younger generation that's grown up with it as an ever-present utility. FCC, take note.

 

Maybe just in the U.S. now, but will be coming soon in Europe, no doubt . So, everybody is concern, now !

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Net Neutrality: What Happens Now That Verizon Has Vanquished The FCC

Net Neutrality: What Happens Now That Verizon Has Vanquished The FCC | Education & Numérique | Scoop.it
Net neutrality isn't exactly dead, although its strongest government proponent has lost its power to regulate it for the moment.
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