DANCING ON A WIRESUBTLETIES OF THE NET NEUTRALITY DEBATE
B Y I A N L U R I E
@ P O R T E N T I N T
F O U N D E R , C E O , P O R T E N T , I N C
W W W . P O R T E N T . C O M
THIS IS THE
INTERNET
NET NEUTRALITY
IS THE BELIEF THAT
ALL DATA ON THE INTERNET
SHOULD BE TREATED
EQUALLY.Tim Wu, a Columbia Law professor,
coi...
NET NEUTRALITY
NO MATTER THE SOURCE,
CONTENT OR LOCATION
RIGHT NOW,
NET NEUTRALITY
RULES THE INTERNET
BUT NET NEUTRALITY
IS JUST A
AN ABSTRACT CONCEPT
(not a law)
BELIEF
SOME WANT TO CHANGE THE
RULES AND END THE ERA OF OF
NET NEUTRALITY
ISPS COULD CHARGE SITE
OWNERS FOR FASTER
DOWNLOAD TIMESISP = Internet Service Provider
The companies that bring the Intern...
THEN THOSE SITE
OWNERS WOULD CHARGE
YOU MORE TO VIEW
VIDEOS AND SUCH
THAT’S WHAT YOU HEAR ABOUT MOST:
SLOWER, MORE EXPENSIVE CONTENT
BUT THERE’S MORE
IT COULD ALSO MAKE LIFE MUCH, MUCH
HARDER FOR SMALL BUSINESSES
PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT
THE END OF NET NEUTRALITY
WOULD ALLOW ISPs TO CHARGE
HIGHER FEES FOR SITES THEY
DON’T LIKE
CENSORSHIP
THE END OF NET NEUTRALITY
WOULD ALLOW ISPs TO BLOCK
IDEAS THEY DON’T LIKE
SERVICE
ON THE OTHER HAND,
HIGHER PROFITS COULD
EQUAL BETTER SERVICE
DIGITAL DIVIDE
ON THE OTHER HAND, HIGHER
PROFITS COULD MEAN
BETTER ACCESS IN
UNDERSERVED AREAS
DIGITAL DIVIDE
ON THE OTHER HAND, HIGHER
PROFITS COULD MEAN
BETTER ACCESS IN
UNDERSERVED AREAS
OR EXACTLY THE OPPOSITE
MY POINT
I HAVEN’T COVERED ALL THE
ISSUES. OR COMPLETELY
COVERED THE ONES I DISCUSS.
MY POINT
IS THAT THERE’S MORE TO THIS
THAN VIDEO DOWNLOAD SPEED.
MY POINT
IS THAT THERE’S MORE TO THIS
THAN VIDEO DOWNLOAD SPEED.
I’VE TRIED TO PRESENT SOME
ARGUMENTS FROM BOTH SIDES.
I’D LOVE IT
IF YOU WENT OUT AND
SUPPORTED NET NEUTRALITY
BUT AT LEAST THINK ABOUT IT.
ALL OF THE ISSUES. THE GOOD
AND BAD.
AND THEN MADE YOUR OWN DECISION
BY BALANCING THOSE ISSUES
THANKS 
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The Net Neutrality Debate: There's more to it than you think

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There's a lot more to Net Neutrality than "I'll have to pay more."

Preferential content access has all sorts of nasty possibilities, from censorship to the digital divide.

And, it has some positive possibilities, like better service.

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The Net Neutrality Debate: There's more to it than you think

  1. 1. DANCING ON A WIRESUBTLETIES OF THE NET NEUTRALITY DEBATE
  2. 2. B Y I A N L U R I E @ P O R T E N T I N T F O U N D E R , C E O , P O R T E N T , I N C W W W . P O R T E N T . C O M
  3. 3. THIS IS THE INTERNET
  4. 4. NET NEUTRALITY IS THE BELIEF THAT ALL DATA ON THE INTERNET SHOULD BE TREATED EQUALLY.Tim Wu, a Columbia Law professor, coined the term back in 2003.
  5. 5. NET NEUTRALITY NO MATTER THE SOURCE, CONTENT OR LOCATION
  6. 6. RIGHT NOW, NET NEUTRALITY RULES THE INTERNET
  7. 7. BUT NET NEUTRALITY IS JUST A AN ABSTRACT CONCEPT (not a law) BELIEF
  8. 8. SOME WANT TO CHANGE THE RULES AND END THE ERA OF OF NET NEUTRALITY
  9. 9. ISPS COULD CHARGE SITE OWNERS FOR FASTER DOWNLOAD TIMESISP = Internet Service Provider The companies that bring the Internet into your home
  10. 10. THEN THOSE SITE OWNERS WOULD CHARGE YOU MORE TO VIEW VIDEOS AND SUCH
  11. 11. THAT’S WHAT YOU HEAR ABOUT MOST: SLOWER, MORE EXPENSIVE CONTENT
  12. 12. BUT THERE’S MORE
  13. 13. IT COULD ALSO MAKE LIFE MUCH, MUCH HARDER FOR SMALL BUSINESSES
  14. 14. PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT THE END OF NET NEUTRALITY WOULD ALLOW ISPs TO CHARGE HIGHER FEES FOR SITES THEY DON’T LIKE
  15. 15. CENSORSHIP THE END OF NET NEUTRALITY WOULD ALLOW ISPs TO BLOCK IDEAS THEY DON’T LIKE
  16. 16. SERVICE ON THE OTHER HAND, HIGHER PROFITS COULD EQUAL BETTER SERVICE
  17. 17. DIGITAL DIVIDE ON THE OTHER HAND, HIGHER PROFITS COULD MEAN BETTER ACCESS IN UNDERSERVED AREAS
  18. 18. DIGITAL DIVIDE ON THE OTHER HAND, HIGHER PROFITS COULD MEAN BETTER ACCESS IN UNDERSERVED AREAS OR EXACTLY THE OPPOSITE
  19. 19. MY POINT I HAVEN’T COVERED ALL THE ISSUES. OR COMPLETELY COVERED THE ONES I DISCUSS.
  20. 20. MY POINT IS THAT THERE’S MORE TO THIS THAN VIDEO DOWNLOAD SPEED.
  21. 21. MY POINT IS THAT THERE’S MORE TO THIS THAN VIDEO DOWNLOAD SPEED. I’VE TRIED TO PRESENT SOME ARGUMENTS FROM BOTH SIDES.
  22. 22. I’D LOVE IT IF YOU WENT OUT AND SUPPORTED NET NEUTRALITY
  23. 23. BUT AT LEAST THINK ABOUT IT. ALL OF THE ISSUES. THE GOOD AND BAD.
  24. 24. AND THEN MADE YOUR OWN DECISION BY BALANCING THOSE ISSUES
  25. 25. THANKS 
  26. 26. Other presentations you might like (all delivered at top speed, for now):
  27. 27. Created by Ian Lurie, CEO & Founder of Portent, Inc. Find him @portentint Find his company at www.portent.com Views contained in this presentation are those of Ian Lurie, not of Portent, Inc.
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