Net neutrality possibilities worry Internet consumers

Canada seems to be all about Internet issues these days, what with Bell Canada exploring new ways to charge customers more for their service and competitors like Rogers Communications looking for their Internet niche.

Meantime this op-ed from the Cornwall, Ontario Free News takes on a little buzzword called "net neutrality."

The piece bounces around topically, with freedom of speech and Big Brother references abundant, but eventually gets to the main concern of its writer: "There'll be extra fees, and extra hoops which in the end will result in focusing people on content on the main tube and many sites like this may one day wither and die."

That's a valid worry for small online press.

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