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net neutrality

[ netnoo-tral-i-tee, nyoo-tral-i-tee ]
/ ˈnɛt nuˈtræl ɪ ti, nyuˈtræl ɪ ti /
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noun
the concept that broadband internet service providers should provide nondiscriminatory access to internet content, platforms, etc., and should not manipulate the transfer of data regardless of its source or destination: how net neutrality can preserve freedom of speech.
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Also called internet neutrality, network neutrality .

Origin of net neutrality

Coined byTim Wu (born 1971/1972 ), U.S. lawyer in his essay Network Neutrality, Broadband Discrimination (2003 )
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