Monday, December 15, 2008

The End of Net Neutrality???

Many people have talked about the pending end of Net Neutrality and launch of Internet 2. This article discusses how companies (particularly Google) will be able to pay for faster web access to their content. Does this mean that the major companies will be the only ones with high speed? What about the smaller companies?

The contentious issue has wide ramifications for the Internet as a platform for new businesses. If companies like Google succeed in negotiating preferential treatment, the Internet could become a place where wealthy companies get faster and easier access to the Web than less affluent ones, according to advocates of network neutrality. That could choke off competition, they say.

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