Net neutrality : seeking a free and fair internet / edited by the New York editorial staff
Book | New York Times Educational Publishing | 2019 | First edition.
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Edition
First edition.
Description
224 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series
Note
Published in 2019 by New York Times Educational Publishing in association with The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 216-220) and index.
Summary
"In early 2018, the Federal Communications Commission issued a repeal of net neutrality rules, which mandated equal access to web content regardless of the provider, user, or platform. While many telecommunications companies expressed jubilation and pockets of the internet expressed outrage, many were left scratching their heads and wondering why net neutrality matters at all. this book answers that question, offering readers a collection of articles on the history and importance of net neutrality. Coverage includes the earliest debates over internet regulation, the enactment of a net neutrality policy under Obama, court decisions on its enforcement, and its 2018 repeal."--Amazon.com.
Contents
The early days of net neutrality -- Hey, baby bells : information still wants to be free / Randall Stross -- Tollbooths on the internet highway / by The New York Times -- No neutral ground in net debate / Dan Mitchell -- Why the Democratic ethic of the World Wide Web may be about to end / Adam Cohen -- 'Neutrality' is new challenge for internet pioneer / John Markoff -- Congress to take up net's future / Stephen Labaton -- Verizon blocks messages of abortion rights group / Adam Liptak -- F.C.C. vote sets precedent on unfettered web usage / Saul Hansell -- Obama's promise of a Democratic web. Mr. Obama's internet agenda / by The New York Times -- F.C.C. seeks to protect free flow of internet data / Saul Hansell -- Search, but you may not find / Adam Raff -- U.S. court curbs F.C.C. authority on web traffic / Edward Wyatt -- F.C.C. proposes rules on internet access / Edward Wyatt -- Web plan from Google and Verizon is criticized / Claire Cain Miller and Miguel Helft -- Web plan is dividing companies / Claire Cain Miller and Brian Stelter -- Google plan with Verizon disillusions some allies / Claire Cain Miller and Miguel Helft -- The struggle for what we already have / Joe Nocera -- F.C.C. approves net rules and braces for fight / Brian Stelter -- House votes against 'net neutrality' / Edward Wyatt -- Keeping the internet neutral / Eduardo Porter -- A new chair, a renewed push for net neutrality. Rebuffing F.C.C. in 'net neutrality' case, court allows streaming deals / Edward Wyatt -- Disruptions : paying to travel in the internet's fast lanes / Nick Bilton -- F.C.C. seeks a new path on 'net neutrality' rules / Edward Wyatt -- Comcast and Netflix reach deal on service / Edward Wyatt and Noam Cohen -- F.C.C. in a shift, backs fast lanes for web traffic / Edward Wyatt -- Top cable lobbyist argues against broadband as utility / Edward Wyatt -- Defending the open internet / Jeff Sommer -- Lawmakers introduce bill to ban paid prioritization / Edward Wyatt -- Obama asks F.C.C. to adopt tough net neutrality rules / Edward Wyatt -- In net neutrality push, internet giants on the sidelines / Farhad Manjoo -- Obama and Scalia, united on broadband as a utility / Edward Wyatt -- Obama's net neutrality bid divides civil rights groups / Edward Wyatt -- F.C.C. plans strong hand to regulate the internet / Steve Lohr -- Net neutrality rules / Joe Nocera -- F.C.C. dissenter takes on net neutrality proposal / Steve Lohr -- Internet taxes, another window into the net neutrality debate / Steve Lohr -- F.C.C. approves net neutrality rules, classifying broadband internet service as a utility / Rebecca Ruiz and Steve Lohr -- Reaction to regulation : 1934 vs. today / Rebecca R. Ruiz -- Congress scrutinizes F.C.C. following release of new internet rules / Rebecca R. Ruiz -- How Netflix keeps finding itself on the same side as regulators / James B. Stewart -- Court backs rules treating internet as utility, not luxury / Cecilia Kang -- Repeal, protest and the uncertain future of net neutrality. Trump's F.C.C. pick quickly targets net neutrality rules / Cecilia Kang -- F.C.C. chairman pushes sweeping changes to net neutrality rules / Cecilia Kang -- Net neutrality : why artists and activists can't afford to lose it / W. Kamau Bell -- F.C. plan to roll back net neutrality worries small businesses / Tiffany Hsu -- Net neutrality hits a nerve, eliciting intense reactions / Cecilia Kang -- How repealing net neutrality will hurt consumers / Letters to the editor -- Why concerns about net neutrality are overblown / Ken Englelhart -- Net neutrality protests move online, yet big tech is quiet / Cecilia Kang, Daisuke Wakabayashi, Nick Wingfield and Mike Isaac -- F.C.C. repeals net neutrality rules / Cecilia Kang -- In protest of net neutrality repeal, teenage voices stood out / Cecilia Kang -- States push back after net neutrality repeal / Cecilia Kang -- Flurry of lawsuits filed to fight repeal of net neutrality / Cecilia Kang -- Washington governor signs first state net neutrality bill / Cecilia Kang.
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New York Times Company. editors, editor.
New York Times Educational Publishing, publisher.
Rosen Publishing Group, publisher.
ISBN
9781642820898 (pbk.)
164282089X (pbk.)
9781642820904 (library bound)
1642820903 (library bound)
9781642820911 (ebook)
1642820911 (ebook)
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