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Government ownership of telecommunication networks is indeed a worse option than imposing net neutrality regulation.
See Alex Altman, Net Neutrality and Foes of Big Government,
The net neutrality debate has also at times assumed a constitutional dimension, focusing primarily upon dueling First Amendment concerns.
I think that you're going to see Congress respond as to what the fate of Net neutrality will be," predicts Caristi.
And while we can't really expect a business to deny its self-interest or ignore its bottom line, is it still too unreasonable to ask Google to uphold its own "Don't be evil" pledge and for the FCC to take some action in upholding net neutrality for the greater good?
This struggle over net neutrality can potentially change the very nature of the platform.
Under Title II, telecommunications companies are mandated to treat all data on their networks equally, and broadband carriers balked at the reclassification that would effectively expose them to stricter net neutrality regulations.
The proponents of net neutrality clearly don't like this one little bit, as creating a two-tier system, even if it means legislating neutrality in one of the tiers, results in the fragmentation that they fear and still discriminates in their eyes.
Just a week earlier, British regulator Ofcom published its own discussion paper on the issue of net neutrality, inviting responses by September 9.
With Net neutrality, all packets of data are treated equally, none given priority over another, regardless of whether the originator is Disney putting out trailers for its latest blockbuster or your dizzy neighbor putting out home-spun footage of his latest skateboarding mishaps.
Last November's American Film Market (AFM) was abuzz with the news that freshly-minted President-elect Barrack Obama had come out in favor of net neutrality (i.
Without disrupting or diminishing service quality for others, Cloudstreet solves the problem of delivering prioritized network performance while ensuring compliance with the requirements of Net Neutrality.