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Should All Internet Services Be Created Equal?

18.3.2014 by Jenn Granger

The net neutrality debate has been bubbling for a while, with both sides nearly coming to cyber-blows, and with all the recent rulings, is something that could have a big effect on us all - soon. Net neutrality is the basic principle that Internet service providers should treat all data on the Internet equally, not discriminating or charging differently. On the other hand, Internet Service Providers (ISPs) say that traffic-heavy sites, such as Youtube or Netflix, put a massive strain on their services, slowing them down. While discrimination is no good thing, we’ve all been there – staring blankly at our computer screen…