Issues in Connectivity & Net Neutrality 101

The latest from our conversation with Farai Chideya, journalist, novelist, and entrepreneur. Here she discusses net neutrality and connectivity. Should content providers also determine data delivery speeds? Should some degree of access to broadband be guaranteed despite a person or community’s means to afford it? How does this impact journalism? How does it impact an individual’s ability to participate in democracy?

Background: For newbies to this-issue-that-affects-all-of-us-internet-reliant-people-in-the-world, catch up on what’s going on here. Free Press does a lot of great work on this issue, so check out their research and resources here.

Bonus: The National Broadband Map, where you can find out how connected your community is.

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