“Net neutrality” – or a giveaway to big Internet users? There is, moving at the Federal Communications Commission, an effort by the majority of the commissioners to enact “Network Neutrality” rules. There have been heated exchanges in this matter, and tempers have flared. Since whatever emerges from this process will eventually have an effect on YOUR use of the Internet, possibly it is worth giving some thought to ...more »
Reasonable Network Management
I believe that it would be in the best interest of all consumers to: limit the amount of bandwidth provided to an internet connection that can be used for provider-specific features, and prevent any restriction (including decreasing the priority) on any packet sent over the connection in order to damage any other service that the customer chooses to use. For example, Comcast (in San Jose, California) lowers the priority ...more »
Copyright enforcement needs to go away. First tell so called rights holders to move to the cloud. But be clear headed and understand that even the cloud cannot stop local capture and distribution. Stop trying to spy on people and forget about pornography. The problem is not understanding that the public owns the market outright, it does not share the market ownership with a hand full of elites. In an system ...more »
Guarantee a stable, constant, broadband speed for all Americans. Doesn’t have to be 10 or 20 or even 50MB a second, I’d be happy with a guarantee speed of 1MB a second. Thank you for reading.
As peer-to-peer, interactive and social networking video floods the Internet, quality of service performance requirements will increasingly supersede best efforts practices designed and engineered for alpha-numeric data like electronic mail and document file transfers. Internet originating and consuming ends are exploding with video and text content and applications, congesting networks and nodes, which demand more and ...more »
Some companies (ie. Digis, Jab Wireless) cause NAT errors - in other words it blocks all incoming ports besides besides HTTP. How is that for open internet? Please consider this. Those same companies also slow internet traffic down based on usage. These companies should be regulated to fix these problems so that most of the internet isn't blocked. No suitable IP is provided by the ISP, and I believe that this is causing ...more »
The Internet is already free and open. Not only can you set up a blog or a website for free and share tons of information, you can also decide who provides your internet service. If heavy users crowd out the smaller ones, the network needs expanding, which they will do or they'll lose customers. If a network arbitrarily alters your service, you can switch. If you aren't happy with any network free public WiFi is a reality ...more »
to read your emails and put them in the trash if they were politically incorrect. Some of my emails now get put in the trash. Anything to keep the government out I am in favor of.
Net neutrality is speech neutering via the government.
I set my profile to stop e-mail to my account from posts to this site. I still get them. Now I can't find how to even change the settings. Nor do I see how to contact OI without going to the FCC. Help.
No cost. All done with software.
In order to keep an open internet, ISPs and wireless data providers must follow these standards... 1 - If a consumer pays for data at a certain rate, they will get that data at that rate within reason and without any bandwidth/data caps. (would this make sense for any other utility? Would you want your water to be shut off without knowing you had a limit?) 2 - Under no circumstances will you discriminate against content ...more »
I am not totally for or against the proposed net neutrality rules. I believe those that are totally for or against are either uninformed or paid to have an opinion. I strongly agree with Commissioner Meredith Baker “Before imposing new rules, we need to carefully think through all potential unintended consequences that could harm consumers by increasing prices, impeding innovation, eliminating choices, and/or reducing ...more »