Net Neutrality is the idea that all data moving over the internet is treated the same, no matter between who it travels.
- Martijn van der Ven featured a “Save Net Neutrality” banner on his personal site on 2017-07-12, joining the Battle for the Net’s Day of Action.
- Battle for the Net
- 2018-01-25 LA Times: Burger King ad explains net neutrality with flame-grilled Whoppers (photo, video)
- 2018-01-31 KTVU: Search begins for contractor to build, operate citywide SF high speed internet
The contractor selected to build and operate the network will be required to follow net neutrality rules and strong privacy and security standards while providing affordable internet to low-income families throughout the city.
City officials estimate that around 12 percent of San Francisco residents, or around 100,000 people, lack internet access at home. This includes around 15 percent of all public school students and 30 percent of African American and Latino students.
- 2018-08-21 Ars Technica: Verizon throttled fire department’s “unlimited” data during Calif. wildfire
Verizon Wireless' throttling of a fire department that uses its data services has been submitted as evidence in a lawsuit that seeks to reinstate federal net neutrality rules.