Analysis Of Net Neutrality

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Net neutrality is the basic principle that everything on the World Wide Web, which is coming known as the Internet, must not be discriminated against by Internet service providers, the government, or any other ruling interest. Net neutrality is the fight to preserve that notion before Internet service providers decide not everything is meant for you to see. In basic terms the majority shareholders of Internet service providers, being Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Cox Communications are censoring and slowing down the Internet unless the websites pay them a hefty fee. If this article by Nilay Patel was written to persuade the greater audiences of these atrocities, the youth, for example, it would be written totally differently, we are here to…show more content…
This article does not explain what Net Neutrality is until three quarters of the way through the article. In order to appeal to the youth this must be explained as the first thing, younglings getting the concept is a key component before they can figure out a way to fight or fix it. Saying that the Net Neutrality issue is complicated is an understatement, but it must be simplified in order for the public to gain traction of interest on this topic. Another issue is the use of sophisticated language with legal terms and other words not easily definable. This hinders interest, as people don’t like pulling out a dictionary at every tenth…show more content…
Yes, some people will understand, but in order to persuade the general population you must, again, transform the language the simplest form possible. Instead of explaining, like in the article, how reading something at face value can change the context extremely, focus on explaining the situation, not expecting the population reading this article to know the entire background. Explain the situation at face value, a disgusting display of how corporations take everything too far. Instead of using direct examples like BitTorrent (a website that’s connection was throttled) use the common language and replace BitTorrent with just the simple and synonymous word,
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