Staking claim to the public Internet

The Internet has become the foremost testing ground where the forces of innovation, corporate power, the public interest and government regulation converge. Already, the notion of a level playing field — what’s called network neutrality — is under siege by powerful forces trying to tilt the field to their advantage.

Read Fighting the ‘Imperial’ Internet from Alternet and Does Neutrality violate the 1st amendment rights of ISPs? (Do ISPs have 1st amendment rights?) and A case against net neutrality. Markets work counterpoints posted previously on WNM.  Contribute to the definition of “Net Neutrality” at the Whats New Media Wiki.

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