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Lack of Al Jazeera on cable TV bears on need for net neutrality

| January 30, 2011 | 28 Replies
Lack of Al Jazeera on cable TV bears on need for net neutrality

If you want to follow the uprising in Egypt through Al Jazeera, you almost certainly won’t find it on cable TV. Here’s why.

This is yet another reason why we desperately need net neutrality. Violating net neutrality would turn the Internet into cable TV. Your carrier would become your nanny, screening information it deemed to be inappropriate or inconvenient.

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