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Don't be Neutral about Net Neutrality

Aug 19, 2010, 20:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Glyn Mody)

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"A little while ago, I noted that Ofcom was seeking input on the subject of Net neutrality. I also promised to post my own submission, which I've included below.

"Ofcom has put together a very useful discussion paper [.pdf], and invites comments via an online form. Alternatively, you can send comments directly to traffic.management@ofcom.org.uk. In either case, responses need to be in by 9 September.

"This is a crucially important issue, and I urge you to make a submission, however brief. If we lose Net neutrality, we lose the engine that drives online innovation, and hand over power to those with the deepest pockets, rather than those with the brightest vision - not a pleasant prospect."

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