net neutrality

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In the spacious corridor of a trendy co-working space on Pittsburgh’s North Side, Michael Shenck runs through a list of all the ways his real estate startup, Ikos, uses the internet each day.

A New Phase in the Net Neutrality Public Comment Period

Jul 24, 2014
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Net Neutrality is the principle that internet service providers should enable access to all content and applications, regardless of the source and without favoring or blocking particular products or websites.

During the most recent comment period, the Federal Communications Commission has received an overwhelming response from the public on this issue. In addition, Google as well as other companies are in support of the initiative. Orion Czarnecki Founder/Director of the security company known as Threat Level. He says when it comes to “paid privatization,” a phrase that’s at the heart of the issue, an ISP can charge a service provider or edge provider an additional fee for faster access by end users.