We have been using internet for over a decade now. The internet has unlocked many possibilities which we thought to be impossible a generation ago.
Net Neutrality is the Internet’s guiding principle: It preserves our right to use internet freely. This is the definition of an open Internet.
What is Net Neutrality?
Why Net Neutrality is important?
Issues Net Neutrality focuses on :
- Allowing the freedom of expression.
- Supporting user choice.
- Preventing discrimination.
- Network traffic management.
- Business models.
Unfortunately, the telecom operating companies are doing everything they can to divest this win.
What You Should Do To Support Net Neutrality?
Net neutrality is a new concept that has arisen because of changes to technology over the last few years. The telecom operator companies are pressurising TRAI (Telecom Regulatory Authority Of India) to oppose Net Neutrality. Political parties too have been voicing their concerns. A group of Internet users has started a campaign asking the public to send submissions to TRAI, expressing their grief and discomfort about how telecom carriers are snatching away free Internet from them. Over more than 3 lakh e-mail petitions have already been sent from www.savetheinternet.in . Please visit the site, Enter your name and email address to send a mail to TRAI to support Net neutrality.
Many videos have been uploaded recently to explain the importance of Net Neutrality. Here is a video from comedy group AIB on Net Neutrality which received million views in two days. You can get the current scenario of Net Neutrality over Here. Picture credits- DrAfter123/Getty
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