Wednesday, September 8, 2010

OK Go on Net Neutrality

Oh OK Go.  You're after my heart aren't you...  FYI: They're coming to the Grog Shop on Wed. Oct. 13th.

OK Go on net neutrality: A lesson from the music industry
By Damian Kulash Sunday, August 29, 2010

On the Internet, when I send my ones and zeros somewhere, they shouldn't have to wait in line behind the ones and zeros of wealthier people or corporations. That's the way the Net was designed, and it's central to a concept called 'net neutrality,' which ensures that Internet service providers can't pick favorites.

Recently, though, big telecommunications companies have argued that their investment in the Net's infrastructure should allow them more control over how it's used. The concerned nerds of the world are up in arms, and there's been a long, loud public debate, during which the Federal Communications Commission appeared to develop a plan to preserve net neutrality."

(Continued... OK Go on net neutrality: A lesson from the music industry)


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