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Netizen on Winning Offensive for Net Neutrality

This from an update, opinion piece in Sunday’s New York Times about Net Neutrality:

“Forces favoring a no-fee Web have been gaining strength. One group, Savetheinternet.com, says it has collected more than 700,000 signatures on a petition. Last week, a bipartisan bill favoring net neutrality, sponsored by James Sensenbrenner, Republican of Wisconsin, and John Conyers Jr., Democrat of Michigan, won a surprisingly lopsided vote in the House Judiciary Committee.

Times piece adds, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the British computer scientist who invented the Web:

… argues that service providers may be hurting themselves by pushing for tiered pricing. The Internet’s extraordinary growth has been fueled by the limitless vistas the Web offers surfers, bloggers and downloaders. Customers who are used to the robust, democratic Web may not pay for one that is restricted to wealthy corporate content providers.

Of course, without Net Neutrality serious research and documentaries, like my vlog on Alternative Energy could be compromised. I just re-released it on YouTube.com yesterday.

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