Net neutrality ppt

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Net neutrality ppt

  1. 1. What is Net Neutrality<br />Net Neutrality<br />“Is the principle that advocates that all Internet traffic to be treated equally”<br />- Play Video<br />
  2. 2. Why Should You Care?<br />Internet Service Providers want to make more money by charging companies like Vonage, or websites like Facebook to make the bits of information travelling on the internet faster for their clients, slower for their competitors, or even block the bits travelling<br />Imagine it taking 20 minutes for you to update your status. Would you go to another social network?<br />
  3. 3. What They Say<br />Many sides, but two opposing sides<br />1) FCC wants to regulate it<br />Comcast (2007)<br />Will allow data to be treated the same<br />Usually supported by Democrats<br />Impedes innovation<br />Parking example<br />
  4. 4. What They Say<br />Many sides, but two opposing sides<br />2) ISP’s makes the rules<br />Argues that regulation means government takeover of the internet; China<br />Competition leads to innovation<br />Google example<br />Parking example<br />
  5. 5. What They Say<br />Why is it an issue now?<br />IP numbers as parking spaces<br />Machines as vehicles<br />Innovative ideas such as IPv6 as a parking deck<br />Other views besides major opposing ones<br />Moderates<br />Priority for streaming<br />Blocking repulsive content<br />Dominic will elaborate further<br />
  6. 6. The Third View<br />Cell phone example <br />Extra noise<br />Error checking<br />A recent Survey of 35 countries was conducted<br />Found 15 of those engaged in some form of internet censorship<br />Some partly free, other had substantial amount content blocked (~thousands of websites)<br />
  7. 7. What We Say<br />We want access to the web, continuous Netflix streaming and instant Facebook status updates without getting redirected, but<br />In the strictest form of net neutrality does not allow: <br />slowing down some connections so everyone has access at heavy traffic times <br />giving some internet traffic higher priority over others <br />denying access to repulsive content<br />We take the Moderate view on Net Neutrality<br />
  8. 8. Conclusion<br />What is Net Neutrality<br />Three view of Net Neutrality<br />Our view of Net Neutrality<br />
  9. 9. What You Can Do<br />A bill is being voted on right now that gives the power of internet regulation to the FCC<br />Contact your senator (Google)<br />Senator Warner http://warner.senate.gov/public//index.cfm?p=ContactPageSenator Webb http://webb.senate.gov/contact.cfm<br />Go to SaveTheInternet.com<br />
  10. 10. References<br />Hyatt, A. 15 Facts about net neutrality, ReadWriteWeb. Retrieved from: http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/15_facts_about_net_neutrality_infographic.php<br />May, R. J. (2009). Network neutrality after Comcast. New Directions in Communications Policy (pp. 55-83). Durham, N.C.: Carolina Academic Press.<br />Network neutrality: A tangled web. (2010, December 29). The Economist. Retrieved March 3, 2011, from http://www.economist.com/node/17800141?story_id=17800141&CFID=157778557&CFTOKEN=49365050<br />Steffe, C.  (2010).  Why we need net neutrality legislation now or: How I learned to stop worrying and trust the FCC. Drake Law Review, 58(4), 1149-1184. Retrieved from EBSCOhost.<br />Bakshi, A. (2011). Freedom on the net 2011: Global public square.  CNN news.  Retrieved from http://globalpublicsquare.blogs.cnn.com/2011/04/19/freedom-on-the-net-2011/?hpt=Sbin.<br />

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