Network Neutrality Harrison Apple Adrian Hagerty Timothy Vaughan Karl Weisling Introduction • Network neutrality is a principle of network design that holds to a standard of equal treatment to all sites and content platforms equally. • Internet users under network neutrality have complete control of what they access and view on the internet as well as applications used on the internet. • Brought up in the early 2000’s, because of the ability for network providers to block internet applications that would bolster their competitors. • Is this an act of self-preservation guaranteed to company lending a service, or an infringement on our internet usage? • Is our internet usage a given right? Do we have rights as internet users?