5 Things to Know About Obama’s Net-Neutrality Push | Technical Support 24 by 7 | Scoop.it
President Obama posted a note to the Internet on Monday morning, admitting a mistake: When it comes to keeping the Internet open for everybody’s creativity, we’ve been doing this wrong since at least 2002. He proposed we hit the Undo button. Why? Put simply, fast Internet access in the U.S. isn’t an equal bargain: The billions of sites and apps you might want to use can reach you through only one or, if you’re lucky, two companies that run high-speed network wires to your house. And many of those network providers seem eager to charge the sites you like for faster service — over the connection you’re already paying for.