Net neutrality
Net neutrality (also network neutrality, Internet neutrality, or net equality) is the principle that Internet service providers and governments should treat all data on the Internet equally, not discr...
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AT&T Chairman To Sue The FCC Over Net Neutrality
The FCC won't be able to regulate the internet unless it's reclassified as a Title II service.
Tethering
Episode 20 - Segment 4 Do you know what tethering is? Get Connected host Mike Agerbo talks to Grant Jay from Bell Canada about using your cell phone or PDA a...
End-to-end principle
The end-to-end principle is a classic design principle in computer networking, first explicitly articulated in a 1981 conference paper by Saltzer, Reed, and Clark. The end-to-end principle states tha...
Network neutrality in the United States
In the United States, net neutrality has been an issue of contention among network users and access providers since the 1990s. Until 2015, there were no clear legal restrictions against practices impe...
Data discrimination
Data discrimination is the selective filtering of information by a service provider. This has been a new issue in the recent debate over net neutrality. Accordingly one should consider net neutrality...
Quality of service
Quality of service (QoS) is the overall performance of a telephony or computer network, particularly the performance seen by the users of the network.To quantitatively measure quality of service, seve...
Traffic shaping
Traffic shaping (also known as "packet shaping") is a computer network traffic management technique which delays some or all datagrams to bring them into compliance with a desired traffic profile. Tra...
Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act
United States Senate Bill S.3804, known as the Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act (COICA) was a bill introduced by Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) on September 20, 2010. It proposed amend...
Net neutrality in Canada
Net neutrality in Canada is a hotly debated issue. In Canada, Internet service providers (ISPs) generally provide Internet service in a neutral manner, some notable exceptions being Bell Canada's, Ea...
FCC Open Internet Order 2010
The Federal Communications Commission Open Internet Order is a set of regulations that move towards the establishment of the internet neutrality concept. Some opponents of net neutrality believe such ...
Search neutrality
Search neutrality is a principle that search engines should have no editorial policies other than that their results be comprehensive, impartial and based solely on relevance. This means that when a u...
Protocol for Web Description Resources
The Protocol for Web Description Resources (POWDER) is the W3C recommended method for describing web resources.It specifies a protocol for publishing metadata about Web resources using RDF, OWL, and ...
Net bias
Net bias (or network bias) is the counter-principle to net neutrality, which indicates differentiation or discrimination of price and the quality of content or applications on the Internet by Internet...
Comcast Corp. v. FCC
Comcast Corp. v. FCC, 600 F.3d 642, is a 2010 United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia case holding that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) does not have ancillary jurisdic...
Switzerland (software)
Switzerland is an open source network-monitoring utility developed and released by the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Its goal is to monitor network traffic between two systems running the program to...
Internet censorship
Internet censorship is the control or suppression of what can be accessed, published, or viewed on the Internet. It may be carried out by governments or by private organizations at the behest of gover...
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Tiered Internet
Tiered Internet is a proposed Internet architecture that would allow telecommunications providers to divide traffic over their lines into different tiers. High speed tiers can be dedicated for website...
Platform for Internet Content Selection
The Platform for Internet Content Selection (PICS) was a specification created by W3C that used metadata to label webpages to help parents and teachers control what children and students can access o...
An Act to amend the Telecommunications Act (Internet neutrality)
Bill C-398 An Act to amend the Telecommunications Act (Internet neutrality) was tabled in the Parliament of Canada by the MP for Timmins and James Bay Charlie Angus on May 29, 2009, on the second sess...
Bandwidth throttling
Bandwidth throttling is the intentional slowing of Internet service by an Internet service provider. It is a reactive measure employed in communication networks in an apparent attempt to regulate netw...