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Mon March 24, 2014
Net Neutrality: where the debate is going and how it might affect you
The internet age has brought to us the ability to get large amounts of information, from across the globe, delivered to our fingertips within seconds. This access provides us with a powerful amount of interconnectedness, and information (not to mention entertainment!). But how should this access and interconnectedness be distributed? Should it be available to everyone equally, or should big companies - like Netflix and Amazon - be restricted because of the amount of data they are streaming? What does all of this mean for the economy, democracy and those of us just trying to stream movies at home?
Today on Intersection, well talk about “net neutrality” - and the debate over controlling the capacity of streaming information on the internet.
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