Net Neutrality: A Library Issue

Greyson, Devon Net Neutrality: A Library Issue. Feliciter, 2010, vol. 56, n. 2, pp. 57-59. [Journal article (Paginated)]


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Net neutrality is a critical component of equitable access to information and freedom of expression. While Canada has recently made some progress toward enshrining principles of net neutrality in our telecommunications regulations, the status quo does not guarantee protection of consumers from unnecessary “traffic management” on the part of ISPs. Librarians and library associations in Canada and the U.S. have advocated for net neutrality as part of their goal of protecting intellectual freedom, and such efforts must continue until net neutrality is assured.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: Net neutrality, network neutrality, telecommunications policy, library advocacy, Canada
Subjects: L. Information technology and library technology > LA. Telecommunications.
E. Publishing and legal issues. > EE. Intellectual freedom.
A. Theoretical and general aspects of libraries and information. > AB. Information theory and library theory.
Depositing user: Devon Greyson
Date deposited: 22 Apr 2010
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:16


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