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The Rotten Roots. Summary of Issues and Sources on Net Neutrality

Origin of the problem

The timeline of the Net Neutrality issue has been detailed here: http://gigaom.com/2014/05/15/net-neutrality-2014/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

'Wheeler said that peering is "an issue that we are investigating, it's an issue we are very interested in, but it's not the issue here today." '…

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Added by Javier Rodriguez on May 18, 2014 at 5:09pm — No Comments

Is today the beginning of the end of Net Neutrality? 10:30 Important Vote.

Today, May 15, 2014 a vote will be taken at the FCC. Today the Internet we know can change forever. Today at 10:30 am EST the FCC meets to vote on the issue on whether or not allow the collection of special rates to provide certain services through the Internet for those who can afford it.  A "faster lane" has been called. Events can be followed live here:…

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Added by Javier Rodriguez on May 15, 2014 at 2:56pm — No Comments

2050: The Internet Odyssey. How we lost it and a way to get it back.

The Internet was replaced by a dual system created in 2014: a fiber optic network called "Net2Cash".  It has a speed of one hundred Petabits per second (equivalent to 100 million Gigabits per second or 100,000 million Megabits per second).  We no longer talk about Megabytes or Gigabytes because that is old school.  Nowadays a couple of Exabites store the content of all written by man, from books and newspapers to the Sumerian clay tablets; from Inca quipus and Egyptian hieroglyphs to all…

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Added by Javier Rodriguez on May 9, 2014 at 6:07am — No Comments

Stop the presses! No consensus at NetMundial!

We could see it as a victory for those advocating changes and adjustments in the system of internet governance.  Au contraire… we could consider it as the debacle of the good intentions… all ending up in not knowing if it was worth it.

I say and maintain, that the effort and the earned contributions were worth.  The final result is that ICANN should be strengthened to recognize his merits and achievements, not underestimate what this organization has accomplished in fifteen…

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Added by Javier Rodriguez on April 26, 2014 at 8:05am — No Comments

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