Archive for the 'Net neutrality' Category

New campaign site to ‘save the internet’

Monday, April 24th, 2006

It’s clear that the threat to ‘net neutrality’ is increasing (as mentioned in this previous post) – and it’s not just a US problem.

Find out more at the coalition website.

You can read more about net neutrality on the BBC website.

Given Tony Blair’s apparent unconditional desire to accept, and even reapply, almost everything done by George Bush and the Republican party, this is one we need to watch carefully.

Threat to net freedom

Thursday, March 16th, 2006

I was reading a transcript of the Politics Conference today where Eli Pariser highlights the serious threat to the internet posed by possible loss of net neutrality – i.e. the current approach of treating all packets the same – no matter what their source.

I don’t know whether the same approach is likely to be applied by UK ISPs, but even if it isn’t, the changes proposed in the US look likely to affect UK internet users as well.

Find out more at the Net Freedom Now website.