Saturday, April 22, 2006

Net Neutrality

One of the most important issues regarding the Internet is about to be debated in Congress. It's called "Net Neutrality." It's a law that prevents Internet Service Providers (ISP) from blocking Internet sites that don't pay them a fee. IOW, you might want to log into Google, but find that it's either deadly slow or missing. So you end up using Yahoo, thinking that it's Google's fault. Actually, what might be happening is the ISP is blocking Google because Yahoo is paying them for extra access. This is about freedom to roam the Internet at will. This short video explains it:

The pro-net neutrality coalition is launching on Monday. Right now Congress is leaning AGAINST INTERNET FREEDOM. It's important that we stay on top of this and let them know we want full Internet freedom and neutrality.

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