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Internet free for all

On 21 December 2010 the United States Federal Communications Commissioners (FCC ) voted 3 to 2 to adopt what its Chairman called a set of “strong and balanced” net neutrality rules. Opinion differs on that, covering the spectrum from sellout (from the left) to a step toward destruction of capitalism (on the right). Most of the hue and cry so far is despite the fact that the details of the rules have yet to be made public. Nevertheless the issues of net neutrality are important to all teleworkers because most of them depend on a well-functioning Internet if they are to continue as teleworkers.

To give you some perspective on what seems to be an abstruse subject, here are some of the fundamental points:
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