Who owns the Internet?

Over the past decade we have seen an unprecedented demand for transferring large amounts of data via the Internet that requires high speed performance such as streaming media and Voice over IP communications. A few Internet service providers were quick to provide the infrastructure required for such applications and now are in a very lucrative position to gain from this control. This has manifested in what you know today as Net Neutrality and is something that you, as IT professionals, must be aware of and be monitoring.

Please read the article: U.S. telecom: Pricing war, net neutrality woes, http://www.nasdaq.com/article/us-telecom-pricing-w… and respond to the following:

  • What impact can Net Neutrality have on how we manage residential and commercial networks?
    • Why is it so important for IT professionals to understand and monitor this topic?