the concept that broadband Internet service providers should provide nondiscriminatory access to Internet content, platforms, etc., and should not manipulate the transfer of data regardless of its source or destination:
how net neutrality can preserve freedom of speech.

the principle that basic Internet protocols should be non-discriminatory, esp. that content providers should get equal treatment from internet operators

The CDT has a formula for network neutrality that calls for basic rules requiring network operators to preserve nondiscrimination and openness, but only on those portions of broadband networks dedicated to the public Internet.
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