Don’t neuter the Net

Oliver Rist provides some additional ammunition for network neutrality (not the same as network castration) in his InfoWorld column: Don’t neuter the Net. He highlights the new legislation introduced by Oregon senator Ron Wyden with the spectre of what might happen if network neutrality is not preserved:

consider what your outsourced Exchange hosting costs suddenly become when Verizon gets to crank up the hosting provider rates — with no cap. Or your outsourced spam filtering. Or your Web hosting. Or that off-site Internet-based backup solution you’re using for disaster recovery. Or your branch office VPN costs. Or that neat little Web-based team collaboration and wiki service

For more info on the bill introduced by Senator Wyden, see details from the Library of Congress S.2360.

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