I’m talking about “Net Neutrality” not an episode from Heroes. Basically, it’s a principal of being equal. For example, a broadband network free of restrictions on the kinds of equipment attached and the modes of communication allowed would be considered neutral by most advocates, provided it met additional tests relating to the degradation of various communication streams by others.
However, this is not always being practiced. For instance, Streamyx limits the bandwidth use of BitTorrents. It is one way for TMNet to control the traffic in
So you say, “What this have to do with me? I’m not downloading anything from the internet.” But if you’re an avid online gamer, you should know that you’re life is depending on your connection. Ladies and gentlemen, we’ve been a victim of capitalism. For example, we use PosLaju or Fedex to ensure our letters are delivered much faster than normal postal services. Some believed the Internet traffic should be subject to the same market forces, and want to be able to pay to ensure that their traffic get better handling.
What can we do? I can only hope we don’t rely on one company to manage the internet backbone of our beloved country.