When:
Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 6:30p -
8:30p

Where:
GA Boston
125 Summer Street, 13th floor
Boston, MA 02110

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Admission:
FREE

Categories:
Business, Innovation, Lectures & Conferences

Event website:
https://generalassemb.ly/education/battle-for-net-neutrality-politics-innovation/boston/41170

About This Event

The future of the internet in America has never been more uncertain. In April, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) unveiled a plan to end protections for net neutrality, the principle that internet service providers must treat all Internet data as the same. Join Norman Guadagno, Chief Evangelist and SVP of Marketing at Carbonite, to learn the vital importance of net neutrality and why it must be preserved.

Why It Matters?

Net neutrality fuels job creation and innovation by ensuring equal access to information and resources. If net neutrality is reversed, the world’s five largest broadband service providers will gain control over who can access information, and how fast they can access it. That means ISPs could:
- Manipulate web traffic to support their own financial or political interests.
- Favor some advertisers by speeding up or slowing traffic to a site.
- Sell consumers' browsing histories without permission.

What Will You Takeaway?

Attendees can expect to learn:
- The general principles of net neutrality.
- Why a reversal of net neutrality will hurt the economy, the American public, and your business.
- Hear how these policies could impact the innovation economy.

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