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.

One Response to “Don’t neuter the Net”

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