TITLE

Net Neutrality: A Library Issue

AUTHOR(S)
Greyson, Devon
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
Feliciter;2010, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p57
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the issue related to network neutrality and its significance in Canadian libraries. The author mentions that the debate over this matter has been dominated by large Internet service providers and some media companies with concerns over piracy. He asserts that given the implications of network neutrality for intellectual freedom, library associations have been taking action for this network as part of their goal of protecting intellectual freedom.
ACCESSION #
49743082

 

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