BlogHer, Verizon, Google, and the Future of the Internet, or Why You Should Care About Network Neutrality

Unless you scrupulously avoid reading news sites on the Internet, you've probably heard that Google and Verizon made a big announcement last week, having something to do with "Net Neutrality." And unless you are a policy wonk or a tech-geek, or you saw one of the really inflammatory headlines, your eyes probably glazed over and you moved on to the next story. Please read this one. Net Neutrality is incredibly important, and this Google-Verizon proposal is bad for the future of the Internet. ...more

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Liza Barry-Kessler
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Would There Be a President Obama or a Tea Party or a MoveOn without Network Neutrality?

What do you want most for our future?  More childcare, cleaner water, climate change, an MLK Memorial or a community playground?  Do you hate the war in Afghanistan or Sarah Palin or the health care bill? How much would we all know about any of these things -- or, thanks to BlogHer, about each other -- without the web?  It's become our home, our quilting bee, our political club, comedy club, garden club, women's club, access to activism and knowledge and, well, life. ...more

Network Neutrality is a myth. I have years of telecommunications and internet experience. ...more