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Net neutrality and why the internet might have just changed forever

A United States court decision has enshrined the principal of internet neutrality  — and moves the goal posts on what service providers must offer. Crikey’s tech expert examines the implications.

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Huffington Post | LINKS|

The Googizon controversy

Google and Verizon have announced a controversial net neutrality framework that skeptics say jeopardizes the search giant’s famous “don’t be evil” mantra. Craig Aaron explains the basics behind their “fake neutrality” proposal.

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CNNMoney | COMPANIES|

Google takes over the White House

Google isn’t just your favourite search engine. It’s power has increased so much that it is now involved in policy debates and government lobbying in the US. But is it just a tiny fish in a giant Washington pond?

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Wired | ONLINE|

The internet’s biggest threat? Fear mongering bureaucrats

The biggest threat to internet freedom isn’t China, hackers or spammers, says Ryan Singel: it’s the security and government propagandists spreading the myth that we’re engaged in a “cyberwar” in the first place.

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Ars Technica | ONLINE|

Australia’s internet: not neutral, not cheap, not very good

Net neutrality” is a hot issue in the States, where folks don’t want their access to online content limited or influenced by ISPs. But Aussies needn’t worry their pretty little heads about it: our internet hasn’t been neutral for years.

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Happy birthday, internets!

Just how does the internet celebrate its 40th birthday? By doing what the internet does best: whingeing about how shit it is.

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