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Jun 11 2018   5:57PM GMT

Net Neutrality

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Net Neutrality is the principle that data packets on the internet should be moved impartially, without regard to content, destination or source. Continued…

Quote of the Day

“The previous rules required internet service providers, or ISPs, to provide equal treatment for all traffic on their networks. Under the new rules, ISPs would no longer have these restrictions, as long as they provide notice of traffic-treatment policies to their customers.” – Irwin Lazar

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The bandwidth demands of the average Internet user have increased dramatically since the _____.
A. 1990s
B. 1990’s

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