Web inventor Berners-Lee fights to keep it open

By , Network World |  Networking, Tim Berners-Lee

But even though he views access to a neutral Web as vital, he realizes that he and his fellow net neutrality advocates have a lot of work to do in the sphere of public relations. After all, even the watered-down net neutrality regulations passed by the Federal Communications Commission last year are currently in danger of being repealed in Congress.

"Watching a lot of people, they don't understand what net neutrality is," he says. "They say, 'Net neutrality, you're the people who want everything for free,' or 'you're the people who don't want network management.' This sort of thing has been spread about very effectively and, I'd imagine, professionally by those who want to make walled gardens."

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