Essay on English: Network Neutrality and Internet Service Providers

Submitted By loveangel85
Words: 360
Pages: 2

Interpersonal Communication: Article response: US Court of Appeals: The Internet is a Plantation, With Comcast, Verizon, AT&T Its Masters

Wikipedia defines Network Neutrality (also net neutrality or Internet neutrality) as the principle that Internet service providers and governments should treat all data on the Internet equally, not discriminating or charging differentially by user, content, site, platform, application, type of attached equipment, and modes of communication.

With the above definition of network neutrality I fine this article troubling and we should all be concerned about this! Network neutrality will affect each and every one of us in every aspect of our lives! It seems like corporate greed is digging its claws deeper and deeper into us as time passes. I do not see this as fair at all. With all the sites I visit on a daily basis, I couldn’t imagine a pay-per-view internet! For example, I look up work related information such as a new drug I’ve never come across, get driving directions, check the news, creep on my friends on Facebook, and I have taken a handful of internet courses for college on the internet. To me, charging pay-per-view for the internet is like taking away a portal of knowledge that we have all grown familiar with. It is at our fingertips whenever we need it, it is there. I wouldn’t be able to afford a pay-per-view internet, have a place to live, and afford food! This idea is just ridiculous.

We are all so…