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This is what the Internet will be like without net neutrality

21
Jan
2014

Pro-net neutrality activists have long warned that not having net neutrality will lead to a world dominated by large companies such as Facebook and Google that can afford to pay off Internet service providers to have their own traffic given special priority over rivals’ websites. Technology Review points out that something like this is already happening in many emerging markets where consumers are just happy to have Internet access and thus don’t mind the thought of Google and Facebook paying to subsidize their data consumption. “For people who have no Internet in the first place, the idea of net neutrality is not exactly top of mind,” Technology Review writes. “Getting online cheaply in the first place is a greater concern,

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