posted on Nov, 30 2006 @ 02:48 AM
Originally posted by osram
What an awful Add... tbh.
what does the law imply? Ive read a bit on Net neutrality on the CCC (Chaos computer club - Germany) Webpage. But really don't know much about it.
What do they want with the new law?
Basically, the jist of the situation is that the huge Telcos and Cable Companies want to be able to charge for the use of their lines, which up until
now ISPs and webhosts have been able to use at no charge. What the corporations want is to be able to charge for premium connections, while leaving a
free "basic" service anyone can use. If brought about, this model will split the North American internet into a two-tiered system, where the larger,
richer companies will be able to afford web access and the smaller, in-house operations will be left with slower, more congested connections.
Basically, the tiered approach to the internet that these corporations propose will kill the independent online business by making good access too
expensive to obtain.
What they want is to kill the very essence of the internet, which is affordable, accessible, level access for everyone on earth. Their greed stands to
undo one of mankind's greatest innovations, and they've got more than a few paid-for, ignorant politicians willing to help them along for a couple
Everything you need to know is here
. This is actually a very serious issue.