Preserving Openness and Innovation on the InternetBuy Full Issue$34.95
(Excerpted from Congressional Digest, February 2007)
“Net neutrality” is a principle that Internet users should be able to
access any website or web content and use any application
without restrictions or limitations imposed by their Internet
service providers (ISPs).
Without enforced net neutrality, advocates
say, ISPs could degrade a user’s access to a particular
website or block it altogether, diverting the user instead
to another website in which the ISP has a financial interest.
The question of how to define, protect, and enforce
network neutrality was a divisive issue in the 109th Congress…
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Communications Opportunity, Promotion, and Enhancement ActRead More
Internet-Related TermsRead More
From ARPANET to BroadbandRead More
Milestones in the Evolution of Today's InternetRead More
Issues for DebateRead More
Creativity and GrowthRead More
Recent Action on Net NeutralityRead More
Pro & Con
Should Congress Require Broadband Providers to Treat Similar Types of Internet Traffic Equally?