In short, some internet service providers want to fundamentally alter the way the internet works and collect money from companies like Netflix and Facebook to guarantee their data can continue to reach users unimpeded.
The above video is something of an ad for a VPN service, but it also fits net neutrality into the analogy of cars traveling down a freeway. Under a neutral internet, this flow of traffic is constant and unaffected. If ISPs like Comcast continue to get their way, companies will need to pay "tolls" where there previously were none. If they don't pay, their ability to send data to their users will be limited.
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Am I Missing Something?
Because when I hear the term "net neutrality", what I'm hearing is along the lines of "everyone's car should have the same features."