[W]hy should those laying the wires be permitted to decide what flows through the wires?
I have always imagined the internet as a major highway of information, one that can transport both large trucks and small vehicles. Net neutrality, considered one of the most basic rights for users and businesses, keeps that information highway from providing second tiers or lanes for those who pay, or for partners of [Read more]
Once more, Trump proves to be a president guided by a blind defense of business interests, even at the expense of most citizens.
Until yesterday, I was a cyber optimist. But if net neutrality that Trump has repealed extends around the world, I can no longer be that. Ending net neutrality means wiping out its very essence and all the varying possibilities for creation and innovation. “Abolishing net neutrality is a threat to the internet that [Read more]
In practical terms, the FCC has created a new tax that will end up being passed down to the final users ...
The internet is a symbol of globalization and U.S. world hegemony based on the innovation and capacity to bring the future to the everyday lives of the majority of the planet’s 7 billion inhabitants. This premise explains the importance of a domestic but momentous decision for the future of the web: the U.S. Federal [Read more]
The FCC’s position fell firmly in favor of net neutrality in the USA, announcing a series of rules surrounding operators’ activities, which in future will prevent them from giving priority to certain content providers by making them pay more for better-quality access.
<i>Is it necessary to guarantee free and open access to the Internet? The debate over net neutrality has been all the rage in the United States for a decade, and this Thursday, the American telecoms regulator intends to, once and for all, make this rule a common right.</i>
Net neutrality means that a service does [Read more]
Today, at the last hour, the body that regulates U.S. telecommunications decided on net neutrality.
The proposals of the president, Tom Wheeler, were approved. They ensure the impossibility of bandwidth providers blocking or slowing web traffic alleging reasons tied to the payment of additional sums. The same [Read more]
The Federal Communications Commission has arranged a very important event for next February 26th. This independent U.S. government agency, which is directed by five commissioners appointed by the president of the United States and confirmed by the U.S. Senate, will hold a net neutrality vote on February 26th. This new [Read more]