net neutrality

[ netnoo-tral-i-tee, nyoo-tral-i-tee ]

  1. 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.

Origin of net neutrality

Coined byTim Wu (born 1971/1972 ), U.S. lawyer in his essay Network Neutrality, Broadband Discrimination (2003 )
  • Also called internet neutrality, network neutrality .

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