by readerOfTeaLeaves, Thu Jun 15, 2006 at 11:39:35 PM EDT
NOTE: This is fairly long and was written in response to questions that came out of attempts to discuss NN with Congressional staff; sometimes successfully, sometimes not. It is intended to provide a general overview for NN 101. Cross posted at DKos.
The Technology Formerly Known As Phone does not want you to know about the significance of Net Neutrality for the future of America's ability to develop and produce innovative products and services on the Internet. How did we get to this place, and what can you do to change it?
Back when telephone exchanges were still being built across America, the U.S. Congress passed the Telecommunications Act of 1934.