Open Internet? On Wednesday's Access Utah
“The principle of net neutrality guarantees a level playing field in which Internet users do not have to pay Internet service providers more for better access to online content, and content generators do not have to pay additional fees to ensure users can access their websites or apps. In other words all Internet traffic should be treated equally.” (Leticia Miranda, The Nation).
The Federal Communications Commission is considering changes to current rules, which is prompting warnings from several groups about potential erosion of free speech and possible destruction of the internet. We’ll see what you think and talk with Jonathan Choate from SD7 Group in Cache Valley; and Joshua Steimle, who lives in Hong Kong where where he’s opening a branch office of his online marketing firm MWI, which is headquartered in Salt Lake City. His recent article in Forbes is titled “Am I the Only Techie Against Net Neutrality?”