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Net neutrality: How to spot an arts graduate in a tech debate

Jason Bloomberg Silver badge

On the other hand...

Where would the most ardent "everything must be equal" supporter stand when their robo-surgery surgeon was battling a choppy video feed as the network was overwhelmed by users watching dancing cats on YouTube?

Where does the "net neutrality" argument go if people accept there are cases where it is right and proper that some traffic is given greater priority?

It is not in my view really about "neutrality" it's about not being deliberately and unreasonably deprived of something which you could otherwise have had. Let the surgeon have as much bandwidth as they need, but don't allow my ISP to throttle rival services so I have no real choice but to accept their offerings.

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