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net neutrality

Line breaks: net neu¦tral|ity
(also network neutrality)

Definition of net neutrality in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The principle that Internet service providers should enable access to all content and applications regardless of the source, and without favouring or blocking particular products or websites.
Example sentences
  • On the information superhighway, net neutrality should be a basic rule of the road.
  • If they can make net neutrality the law, the network providers won't be able to manage their network, traffic shape, provide QoS, etc.
  • The net neutrality debate reached fever pitch in the summer.

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