ENGL 102 Lesson 7

ENGL 102 Lesson 7 - Joseph Walter Clark 26 April 2007...

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Joseph Walter Clark 26 April 2007 English 102 Lesson 7 Thesis: Legislation should be made to solidify Network Neutrality, protect consumers and provide opportunity for the innovation boom the internet has sparked. Audience: Every citizen of the United States should be able to read this article because it is meant to inform them of an issue which is pertinent to them. This article could be published in an editorial magazine or internet blog. I. Describe Network Neutrality a. FCC has control b. Industry boom is a product of network neutrality c. The network owners want to be gatekeepers of the internet II. The Network owners want to control the net. a. By tiering access. b. Fundamentally changes the internet. III. Oppositions’ argument a. Political agenda b. Claim that it will stifle innovation c. Won’t be fair to network owners IV. The Public needs Net Neutrality a. John Edwards, Save the Internet b. Protects consumers, protect innovation c. Government regulates everything 1
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Network Neutrality Protects Our Rights Using the internet, consumers bid on auctions, acquire music, research papers, find friends, watch movies, and so much more. This is possible because all of the companies that make up the internet compete fairly, big or small. Network Neutrality is the practice by which all users of the Internet, from private individuals to small businesses to large corporations, have the same basic access to bandwidth resources. This fosters an effective meritocracy on the internet which is advantageous to consumers.
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course ENGL 102 taught by Professor Frost during the Spring '07 term at UNC.

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