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It is crucial to save Net Neutrality!

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« "Net neutrality". This obscure yet simple concept is the root of the development of the Internet as we know it. In the digital environment, it is the guarantee of competition, innovation, and fundamental freedoms. Until now, net neutrality has been the rule, both for technical and economical reasons.

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Punishment-on-accusation

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RMS: « The European Parliament voted to reject the punishment-on-accusation plan of the War on Sharing, but failed to defend net neutrality. »

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Save The Internet!

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"In a previous blog entry I discussed Net Neutrality the importance to protect our individuality and cultures within the World Wide Web.Perhaps, I didn’t explain it enough, perhaps at the time of writing my blog I didn’t understand it enough, but now I have come to the realization of the significance of this issue, and how a world of ‘Free Culture’ is vital to us, as individuals and as a w

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Order Against Comcast Issued, FCC Credits EFF

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"The FCC has finally published its order (adopted on August 1) directing Comcast to stop blocking BitTorrent traffic. The 34-page ruling makes for surprisingly enjoyable reading, at least as FCC publications go. The order follows the basic outline that was explained by Chairman Martin in his statement on August 1, 2008. But there are some interesting additional tidbits: ..."

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Bipartisan FCC Majority Condemns Comcast's Illegal Blocking

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"WASHINGTON -- Today, the Federal Communications Commission published an enforcement order punishing Comcast, the nation's largest cable company, for blocking Internet users' access to legal online content and services. The order, approved by a bipartisan majority on Aug.

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Mozilla SSL policy bad for the Web

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"Mozilla Firefox 3 limits usable encrypted (SSL) web sites to those who are willing to pay money to one of their approved digital certificate vendors. This policy is bad for the web. Not only does it make users less secure overall by reducing the number of encrypted connections, it damages the basic principle of equality among web participants..."

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EFF Releases "Switzerland" ISP Testing Tool

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"San Francisco - Hours before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is expected to take action against Comcast for violating the FCC's net neutrality principles, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is releasing "Switzerland," a software tool for customers to test the integrity of their Internet communications..." -- (Switzerland is free software licensed under the GPL)

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U.S. lawmakers introduce new net neutrality bill

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Two Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives have introduced a bill that would subject broadband providers to antitrust violations if they block or slow Internet traffic.

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FCC Head Says Action Possible on Web Limits

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"The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission yesterday sharply questioned Internet service providers who control consumers' Web access over their networks, and suggested the agency could intervene against the practice. Kevin J. Martin made his remarks at an unusual off-site hearing to address complaints that cable provider Comcast restricts the flow of content -- such as video and music clips -- through file-sharing service BitTorrent..."

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Net Neutrality Fight Heats Up

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"The fight for net neutrality is intensifying with the recent confirmation that Comcast and other internet providers are restricting BitTorrent traffic. ‘Net neutrality’ is the basic principal that all traffic on the internet should be transmitted equally. Unfortunately, corporations like Comcast believe that they should be able to slow down or block certain types of traffic while accelerating other types (including their own)..."

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The Toll Roads: The Legal and Political Debate Over Network Neutrality

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"Net Neutrality refers to free access to the Internet without discrimination based upon how often a user accesses the Internet or how much broadband capacity they utilize. Advocates for Net Neutrality believe that users are entitled to unlimited access in order to preserve current freedoms as well as to prevent broadband providers from abusing their power to block applications they do not favor or to discriminate between content providers..." Via EFF => http://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2008/01/university-san-francisco-law-studen...

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Rogers Accused Of Violating Net Neutrality After Testing ISNS

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"Canadian cable and telecom giant Rogers Communications has come under fire for violating Internet neutrality principles after testing a new technology called Internet Subscriber Notification System (ISNS) that inserts messages – like ads – on third-party websites..."

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MPAA calls for content filtering by all ISPs

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"...Glickman is the self-described "chief hired gun or mercenary for the [motion picture] industry," and his comments give us a window into what the movie studios are thinking. His words yesterday revealed that movie execs are thinking about one thing in particular: the technology that can be used to halt film piracy. And they expect ISPs to implement it...'

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Once thought dead, net neutrality roars back to center stage

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Net neutrality effects all software users. The giant telcos want to censor the internet at will, then charge an arm and a leg for sub-standard service; just like M$ does.

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Meet Copowi, the world's first ISP to guarantee network neutrality

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How much would you pay for an Internet connection from an ISP that guarantees a neutral network, bills itself as a "social enterprise" instead of a traditional business, and sends free Ubuntu CDs to every new customer?

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