Answers On Why We Need Net Neutrality

La Quadrature du Net (Squaring The Net) is an organization involved in public-policy debates at the French and European Union levels in order to protect the fundamental rights of the citizen in the digital environment.

They provided a clear ad concise defense of why net neutrality is so important. Check out their answers to a survey here.

The Internet’s open architecture aims at guaranteeing the free movement of information through our communications infrastructures. It is only by maintaining this principle of openness that the rights and freedoms of citizens in the digital environment - both as producers and users of informational goods - will develop and flourish.

Network neutrality is the essential guarantee for competition, innovation, and fundamental freedoms on the Internet.