Aug 06, 2014 · The debate on “net neutrality” may not be on the front burner for many Americans, but it is an active and contentious issue for its proponents and opponents. The path of NewsOne’s censorship was acknowledged by a NewsOne editor, Abena Agyeman-Fisher, who said that the website’s corporate owner, Radio One, had ordered the article

What is Net Neutrality? Net neutrality refers to the treatment by internet service providers (ISPs) of all content, from all sites and businesses, as equal. This means that a broadband provider cannot make services speeds faster for sites controlled by companies with whom they have business relationships, or slower for competitors or critics. Net Neutrality supporters tell us to distrust the ISP's, who have, with no Net Neutrality rules in place, given us an Internet that is the closet thing in history to a censorship-free zone. Alternatively, they ask us to trust the FCC, which has been banning, bleeping, and blurring everything in sight ever since the 1930's. Censorship will become policy. Net Neutrality is too important to lose." Ready yourself for the inevitable results! According to Michael Hiltzik, Net neutrality is dead. Bow to Comcast and Verizon, your overlords. "In the U.S., there's no practical competition. The vast majority of households essentially have a single broadband option, their "Open internet" advocates fear an end to net neutrality will lead to censorship and increased costs for internet connectivity. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) plans to vote on ending

Jul 17, 2017 · Underneath Mozilla's blatantly hypocritical posturing about 'censorship' and freedom of speech, net neutrality is really just about a money grab. I opened my Firefox browser a few days ago and got

Dec 20, 2010 Net Neutrality: Corporate Censorship Is State Censorship Jul 13, 2017 AT&T wants Congress to draft a net neutrality law. Here’s

Practice PT - The Internet and Society

The House Energy and Commerce Committee recently debated the Save the Internet Act of 2019, which would restore the Obama-era FCC Open Internet regulations, known as “net neutrality.” Nov 28, 2018 · Tech publications like TechCrunch and Internet regulation advocates were trumpeting the report because it touched on net neutrality. Freedom House penalized the US score in the US report because the FCC a few months ago repealed the so-called net neutrality rules from 2015. Jan 15, 2019 · Pro: Net Neutrality Fights Censorship. Naturally, allowing ISPs to restrict access to sites – either by throttling them and making them cost more, dividing them up into cable-style “bundles Jun 29, 2017 · The Shifting Landscape of Global Internet Censorship. An Uptake in Communications Encryption Is Tempered by Increasing Pressure on Major Platform Providers; Governments Expand Content Restriction Tactics. This study, conducted by the Internet Monitor project at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, documents the practice of Internet censorship around the world through empirical testing in 45 countries of the availability of 2,046 of the world’s most-trafficked and influential Dec 14, 2017 · Under net neutrality rules, a company like Comcast, which owns NBC, cannot throttle data flows carrying Netflix’s competing TV shows, any more than General Electric, once a majority stakeholder in