Neutrality’s Connection to the Cloud
Net neutrality has gained recognition and caused quite the controversy in recent news. Even among the internet policy community, the question regarding how to categorize the internet remains unanswered. It is unclear whether the internet should be considered a public utility or a telecommunications service. Before the Federal Communications Commission voted to refile the internet as telecommunications, all websites were to be treated equally by internet providers. With this requalification, the laissez-faire operation of the internet is subject to change.