Net neutrality


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What does net neutrality mean? It means equal access to the internet whether you are rich or poor. Some providers want to charge extra for speedy access to internet content. That means that people willing and able to pay more will have faster access to the internet. It also means that access may be slower for those unwilling or unable to pay more for faster access. Internet providers have promised to spend money to expand internet capacity (bandwidth), but they have not done so. Now they seek to increase their revenue and profit without spending any money to expand capacity. Totally unfair and unjustified in my opinion.

For those living in the Los Angeles area, permit me an analogy. Six Flags Magic Mountain amusement park sells general admission tickets to everyone at one set price, with some specified discounts. Everyone must wait in line to board the more popular rides…

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