Online Access and Preservation of the Internet
Lecture no. 3 from the course: Interconnected: The Past, Present, and Future of the Internet
| 24 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Professional Development Courses
You’ve probably heard the term “net neutrality” and may be familiar with how it works. The challenge lies in the fact that a small number of internet service providers exist in the United States. From wherever you happen to be in a residential setting, you don’t have access to many of them, which can lead internet service providers to anticompetitive behavior within the industry. In this lecture, Mr. Cerf delves into how that situation can affect you, as well as what the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has to do with it, and the dangers of a dark digital age.