Net Neutrality Is Marxist?

Charles Curley charlescurley at charlescurley.com
Fri Apr 9 20:36:55 MDT 2010


On Fri, 09 Apr 2010 19:57:42 -0600
Aaron Toponce <aaron.toponce at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 4/9/2010 7:45 PM, Charles Curley wrote:
> > On Fri, 9 Apr 2010 18:51:37 -0600
> > Christer Edwards <christer.edwards at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> > 
> >> I think everyone on this list knows what net neutrality stands for,
> > 
> > Actually, now that I think of it, I know what I think it means. Has
> > anyone got a concise neutral definition of the term?
> 
> From Wikipedia:
> 
> "Network neutrality is a principle proposed for user access networks
> participating in the Internet that advocates no restrictions on
> content, sites, or platforms, on the kinds of equipment that may be
> attached, and on the modes of communication allowed, as well as
> communication that is not unreasonably degraded by other traffic.
> 
> "The principle states that if a given user pays for a certain level of
> Internet access, and another user pays for the same level of access,
> that the two users should be able to connect to each other at the
> subscribed level of access."
> 

Thanks.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Network_neutrality 



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