Tuesday, February 14, 2006

What network neutrality might nean to you

The Center for Digital Democracy has an entire corner of its site dedicated to network neutrality. You may remember the term: it's the concept that telcos, cable providers, and other layer 0-3 providers should not inspect, filter, delay or otherwise discriminate against traffic.

That's way the network operates today. But that may change as the FCC and Congress prepare to write new regulations. The cable companies and telcos, as you might expect, are lobbying for the ability to prioritize traffic in various unspecified ways. Here's my take on what it might mean for our future:

Network Neutrality

More later.

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