Thadius Ignatious Elliot (skewgee) wrote,
Thadius Ignatious Elliot
skewgee

Net Neutrality

What exactly is Net Neutrality? You can watch a short (2 minute) video explaining the problem over on my other blog, then come back here. I'll be waiting for you.

(waiting)
(Still waiting)
(growing impatient)

Now imagine that video taking a couple minutes to load. That's a good example of the problem.


This is a problem for all of us, not just bloggers looking to find an audience or spread their ideas. By rewarding the sites that can afford to pay fees to the telcoms/ISPs, we discourage the spread of information from the individual and prevent future innovation by putting the burden on the upstart. We're talking about a fundamental shift on what makes the net so great - free and open communication.

Contacting your representative is the least you can do. In just a minute you can do just that, and find out about what else you can do by clicking the link below.


Save the Internet: Click here

Tags: blogging, burden, campaign, communication, expression, ideas, industry, innovation, internet, interwebnets, isps, moveon, net neutrality, politics, telecoms, web
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