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.
/net’n[y]ooz/ 1. The software that makes Usenet run. 2. The content of Usenet. “I read netnews right after my mail most mornings.” [Jargon File] (1994-12-14)
distillation; dropping, a town in Judah, in the neighbourhood, probably, of Bethlehem (Neh. 7:26; 1 Chr. 2:54). Two of David’s guards were Netophathites (1 Chr. 27:13, 15). It has been identified with the ruins of Metoba, or Um Toba, to the north-east of Bethlehem.
Someone who has made a name for him or herself on Usenet, through either longevity or attention-getting posts, but doesn’t meet the other requirements of net.godhood. [Jargon File]
networking A package by Robert Forsman to manipulate BSD Unix TCP/IP stream sockets. The netpipes package makes TCP/IP streams usable in shell scripts. It can also simplify client-server code by allowing the programmer to skip all the tedious programming related to sockets and concentrate on writing a filter/service. (http://cis.ufl.edu/~thoth/netpipes/). (1996-10-03)