Why is net neutrality important?
“The cost to access content may go up on services like YouTube, Netflix and Amazon if service providers choose to charge for that traffic. Also, startups who cannot pay the new tolls may find access to their websites slowed down. Content could be censored on certain networks. And competing streaming services could be made slower.”
Prabhudev Konana, professor, Red McCombs School of Business, The University of Texas at Austin
What is public opinion on net neutrality?
“Public opinion was overwhelmingly pro net neutrality. The main narratives expressed on Twitter and FCC comments favored egalitarianism and fairness: Don’t create an Internet of haves and have-nots; treat the Internet like a utility, available for all. Net neutrality was also seen as essential for start-ups to succeed against established companies.”
SOURCE: Decoding the Net Neutrality Debate, a report from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Dec. 11, 2014
What is the expert opinion on net neutrality?
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