There’s Only One Internet

John Bergmayer, staff attorney at Public Knowledge:

The biggest problem with the framework is that, while purporting to support “the open Internet,” it draws illogical distinctions on the basis of what technology you use to access the Internet, and between “the public Internet” (Verizon’s mantra on the press call) and “additional online services.” […]

The companies seem to want to divide the Internet yet further — not just between wired and wireless, but between “the public Internet” and “additional online services”.

Monday, 9 August 2010