While the internet has historically operated on a "reasonable efforts" basis, the increasing take-up of high bandwidth services coupled with the explosion in mobile internet has created the opportunity for ISP's to offer enhanced service levels through the use of traffic shaping and more. Such activities are at odds with the concept of "net neutrality", but is this a concept that we should be protecting?
A look at net neutrality and what it means.
Louisa Penny looks at the competition issues affecting net neutrality
Patrick Clark looks at promoting consumer transparency in the net neutrality debate