Net Neutrality

Wikipedia Definition & Overview – Net Neutrality
Network neutrality (also net neutrality, Internet neutrality) is a principle that advocates no restrictions by Internet service providers or governments on consumers’ access to networks that participate in the Internet. Specifically, network neutrality would prevent restrictions on content, sites, platforms, types of equipment that may be attached, and modes of communication. Network owners can’t interfere with content, applications, services, and devices of users’ choice and remains open to all users and uses.


Big Cable: Net neutrality violates ISP 1st Amendment rights 
The head of the National Cable and Telecommunications Association lashed out at net neutrality supporters who say Internet non-discrimination is a First Amendment cause. The real issue, he says, is the First Amendment rights of ISPs.

Bill Moyers: Op-Ed
Op-ed piece by Bill Moyers supporting the concept of net neutrality.

Broadband Breakfast: Net Neutrality 
The latest news stories on the topic of Net Neutrality from the news site Broadband Breakfast.

Comcast deals blow to net neutrality, says own video service is exempt from bandwidth caps
Cable network operator and Internet service provider Comcast reportedly confirmed earlier this week that it would give its own video streaming service a huge advantage over rival services like Netflix. Showing blatant disregard for net neutrality principles, Comcast said this week that its video streaming service Xfinity will be exempt from the 250GB bandwidth cap it foists on subscribers.

FTC Chairman on Privacy, Net Neutrality and the Future of News
This is an audio interview with the Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, Jon Leibowitz as he discusses privacy, net neutrality and the Future of News.

Huffington Post Webpage – Net Neutrality
News, stories and video on Internet Neutrality.

Keeping the Internet Neutral
Net Neutrality and Economic Equality are Intertwined per this New York Times article.

Netherlands passes net neutrality law, first among EU nations
People in the Netherlands have reason to celebrate today, following the expected passing into law of new net neutrality regulation.

Net Neutrality
News and blog posts about net neutrality from Free Press.

Net Neutrality 101
The Basics of Net Neutrality + a video.

Net Neutrality Article on Engadget

Net Neutrality: Common Cause
Article on the need to protect Net Neutrality.

Net Neutrality – Electronic Frontier Foundation

Net Neutrality Legislative History

Net Neutrality – Mashable
Recent stories and news that relate net neutrality.

Net Neutrality, Wikileaks, and the future of Internet Freedom
A very interesting article on the future of Internet Freedom due to the Wikileaks scandal.

The offical website from the FCC about Net Neutrality.

Save The Internet website
Free Press is building a powerful nationwide movement to change media and technology policies, promote the public interest and strengthen democracy. Free Press advocates for universal and affordable Internet access, diverse media ownership, vibrant public media and quality journalism.

TED Video: Marvin Ammori – Freedom of Speech
Net neutrality lawyer Marvin Ammori argues why we must protect the internet as one unified, neutral and free network.

Timeline of Net Neutrality

Video: Obama on Net Neutrality
During the State of the Union YouTube follow-up interview on Feb. 1, President Obama again expressed his strong commitment to Net Neutrality.

Video: Key Issue: Net Neutrality video and info on net neutrality

YouTube Video: What is Net Neutrality? [open source] at the National Media Museum
BBC Correspondent reports on Net Neutrality.

YouTube Video: Why Net Neutrality Matters?
Why Net Neutrality Matters? Status update on current legislation, campaigns and actions.