Advancements of Net
Artists • Bloggers and others
• Justin Bieber- in the art of
YouTube Citizen Journalism
• Taylor Swift- have the ability to
MySpace make a living.
Meme Stars • iTunes was
created and is
• Soulja Boy now the biggest
Site in the
“…ISP’s want to
ISP’s control 98% of offer Internet
broadband content providers
access in the US faster, premium
delivery of content
and services to
Verizon end user
Comcast customers and to
Time Warner charge the content
–Internet Policy and
John Stewart Economics
What does the future hold?
“We have said categorically that very
we do not intend to be similar to
enforcement agent or a what the
policeman for content cable
transported to out network. said years
We… have not said we are going ago.
to filter, and there is no
technology solution available at • Any source of media
this time” ran on cable
television is filtered
and selected by the
WHO WILL BE AFFECTED?
On the Internet
Bloggers ISP’s will create
Small Businesses their own form of
iTunes will remain
on the slow pipe
Costs for music will
go up due to the
With the shift of all
media going to the
What to Consider
and HuLu, will a
monopoly form? Prices will surely
Will consumers be rise dramatically
able to choose a because the internet
better price for is the only source.
media? Similar to gas prices
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Neutrality and Free Speech in the Internet Age.