SHOULD NET NEUTRALITY BE RESTORED?

Should net neutrality be restored?

What is Net Neutrality?

It is simply the principle that ISPs should enable access to all content and applications regardless of the source and without favouring or blocking particular products or websites. The phrase “Net Neutrality” was first used by a law professor Tim Wu at Columbia University in 2003.

Net Neutrality Law

  1. Transparency

2.No blocking

3.Level playing field

4.Network management

5.Vigilance

The above laws emphasises:

  1. NN applies to the entire Internet
  2. ISPs will continue to rake users if there is no net neutrality
  3. Small businesses could suffer
  4. Fewer businesses, less competition and limited costumers.

Pros and Cons

Pros:

  1. Net Neutrality protects consumers by preventing ISPs from ruling over the internet.
  2. Net Neutrality promotes competition by providing a level playing field for start-ups.

Cons:

  1. Net Neutrality regulations are reductant because the internet developed amazingly well in their absence.
  2. Net Neutrality created onerous and overreaching regulations to govern the internet.
  3. Net Neutrality reduces investment in the internet services resulting in less access and expensive.

Final Words

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