Net neutrality is the principle that Internet service providers and governments should treat all data on the Internet equally, not discriminating or charging differentially by user, content, site, platform, application, type of attached equipment, and modes of communication (source: Wikipedia).
Net neutrality reappeared in the news recently, when the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia struck down the Federal Communications Commission’s 2010 order that imposed network neutrality regulations on wireline broadband services. This article discusses what brought us to this point and presents a likely scenario on the evolution of net neutrality.
Originally published on January 26, 2014. Go to the full article at http://neoschronos.com/insights/net-neutrality-past-present-and-future/