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Network neutrality II

17 years and 3 months ago · listen

The discussion continues, and it reached the Committee on Energy and Commerce in the US.

I'm really interested in this issue, since I work in an ISP, being a free Internet advocate, so you can imagine the duality I'm feeling these days.

Shaw Cable, a Canadian company, is limiting P2P bandwidth using technology from Ellacoya, so we can now say it already started. The technology is out there, and telcos are ready to start using it in large scale. This is a very important question, that goes from freedom to innovation, trough economics and technology.

I understand the economics of launching a broadband network, but I also understand (and agree) with Vint Cerf words. I'm waiting, and listening to the live hearing webcast.

Update: this issue has been digged