Tuesday, April 2 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm

What Is Net Neutrality And Why Is It Important To Libraries? (iSchool @ UW-Madison)

Tuesday, Apr 2 (11-12 pm)
What Is Net Neutrality And Why Is It Important To Libraries? (iSchool @ UW-Madison)

Net Neutrality has been in the news the past several years primarily because of various decisions made by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), which has statutory oversight of the Internet. Supporters and opponents of Net Neutrality have also initiated numerous legal actions in the federal courts. What exactly is “Net Neutrality” and why is it such a contentious issue? And more specifically, why should the library community be concerned about this issue? This presentation will address these questions and explain why libraries play a critical role in ensuring an open “neutral” Internet.

For more information and to register, visit: https://ischool.wisc.edu/continuing-education/free-webinars/


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