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Neutrality Quotes

We’ve collected the best Neutrality Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Megan Smith, Marvin Ammori, Alexander Hamilton, Ed Dwight, Max Eastman. Use them as an inspiration.

Net neutrality is such an important principle for the Web and for the Internet. It’s how the Internet’s operated for all this time.
President Obama‘s FCC Chairman, Julius Genachowski, has a reputation in D.C. of being a ‘tepid’ regulator. From reports of his net neutrality proposal, he’s living up to that reputation.
Even to observe neutrality you must have a strong government.
There’s always a fine line that divides hostility from neutrality, and I don’t want to pass that line.
Ed Dwight
People who demand neutrality in any situation are usually not neutral but in favor of the status quo.
Max Eastman
Today, it’s about gender equality, not neutrality. Anyone who doesn’t agree would be a bit of an idiot.
Those who really value Ukrainian sovereignty should opt for real independence and a positive neutrality: neither a plaything of the West nor Moscow.
‘Network neutrality’ is sometimes called ‘Internet freedom‘ or ‘Internet openness‘ and is a legal principle that would forbid cable and phone companies like AT&T, Verizon, and Comcast from blocking some websites or providing special priority to others.
With Net Neutrality, the level playing field that gave us Google, YouTube and eBay when they were start-ups would suddenly start to tilt in favor of the big, established players.
Network neutrality protects the ability of users to access the lawful content, applications, and services of their choice. In other words, it lets users determine who wins and loses in the marketplace, and that’s the way it should be.
When the Obama administration passed the net neutrality rules in 2015, even when we were winning, I favored trying to get these rules in a statute, because I feel that the best way to establish predictability for the marketplace is to make sure they’re not subject to the whims of a partisan vote at the FCC.
My legislation provides that Net Neutrality rules would have ‘no force or effect‘ and prohibits similar rules from being published or re-issued.
We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
Apparently, all foreign media organisations have to follow an approved script of acceptable coverage, lest they are accused of interference. And make no mistake: we’re not talking about neutrality. The only acceptable approach was, ‘Support Clinton, attack Trump‘.
I think there wouldn’t be a Net neutrality debate in this country if we really had a competitive environment for access.
Our system presumes that there are certain principles that are more important than the temper of the times. And you must have a judge who is detached, who is independent, who is fair, who is committed only to those principles and not public pressures of other sort. That’s the meaning of neutrality.
The problem is neutrality ends in poverty, neutrality ends in choices that hurt people‘s lives. This administration is deliberately telling organizations that are there to help young girls make good choices, not to tell them what the good choice is. That is absolutely unconscionable.
A ban on paid priority is central to any real net neutrality proposal, beginning with the Snowe-Dorgan Bill of 2006. Indeed, the notion of ‘payment for priority’ is what started the net neutrality fight.
Without net neutrality protections, the Internet would no longer be a free and open ecosystem for innovation.
I’ve been surprised at the number of people who were really angry that I tried to convey gender neutrality by using a gendered pronoun.
In the relationship between man and religion, the state is firmly committed to a position of neutrality.
Tom C. Clark
Net neutrality is the right thing for our democracy, economy, and global competitiveness. And Americans support an open Internet.
The concept of neutrality can lead to a brooding and pervasive devotion to the secular and a passive, or even active, hostility to the religious. Such results are not only not compelled by the Constitution, but, it seems to me, are prohibited by it.
Arthur Goldberg
As president of Common Cause, I joined a coalition of groups ranging from the Christian Coalition to Consumers Union, and we went to Congress with over a million signatures asking that Net Neutrality be made law.
I think there’s a short-term legislative strategy. I think there’s a longer-term legislative strategy in terms of enshrining net neutrality principles into law rather than a rule, and I think there’s an election strategy.
Net neutrality rules ensure an equal playing field on the web for everyone, from the start-up to the tech giant.
Neutrality is generally used as a mask to hide unusual bitterness. Sometimes it hides what it is – nothing. It always stands for hollowness of head or bitterness of heart, sometimes for both.
Net Neutrality originally referred to management of the ‘last mile‘ of the network over which data flows into a person‘s home, but the debate has grown beyond that in recent years.
Any ‘network neutrality’ rule should be designed to forbid phone or cable companies from controlling the Internet.
Net neutrality was essential for our economy; it was essential to preserve freedom and openness, both for economic reasons and free speech reasons, and the government had a role in ensuring that Internet freedom was protected.
Political divisions may be fierce, but there is at least one issue that most Americans agree on: net neutrality.
Neutrality for the sake of neutrality doesn’t really serve us in the age of Trump.
Net neutrality isn’t a government takeover of the Internet, as many of my Republican colleagues have alleged.
I want to talk about privacy, the quality of the information you receive, whether it’s neutral or commercial or pointed, bringing consciousness to the lack of neutrality in the algorithms.
Unless your government is respectable, foreigners will invade your rights; and to maintain tranquillity, it must be respectable – even to observe neutrality, you must have a strong government.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.
With the neutrality of the network being infringed with more and more laws against individual liberties and access to culture, we are taking away more benefits from people than what they are contributing.
‘Politico Magazine‘ listed me among the top 50 ‘thinkers, doers and visionaries transforming American politics‘ for my work in coalitions advancing net neutrality.
President Obama is a big supporter of keeping the Internet open. During his presidential campaign, he pledged his support to net neutrality repeatedly.
It is not easy to attain carbon neutrality by 2050.
I am not a great believer in the idea that journalistic neutrality means you have to abandon the people you talk to.
Neutrality works well in my district.
The Internet is the most democratic communication platform in history, largely because we’ve had network neutrality rules that make sure all web traffic is treated equally, and no voices are discriminated against.
I think a lot of people of my generation are discomfited by the assertion of neutrality in the mainstream media, this idea that they’re the voice of God. I think it’s just honest to say, yes, you know where I’m coming from but you can fact-check anything I say.
To go back to a 1950s voice mentality with Title II and net neutrality would be a tremendous mistake for our country.
I think the Internet has developed at this incredibly rapid pace because of net neutrality, because of the free nature of it, because a YouTube can start the way YouTube started.
Net neutrality is the principle forbidding huge telecommunications companies from treating users, websites, or apps differently – say, by letting some work better than others over their pipes.
The government must pursue a course of complete neutrality toward religion.
The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis.
Dante Alighieri
The good news is the Republicans have started to say the right things about net neutrality. The bad news is we’re not particularly close on what a bill would look like.
Never break the neutrality of a port or place, but never consider as neutral any place from whence an attack is allowed to be made.
Horatio Nelson
I think net neutrality needs to be explored in a broader sense.
Net neutrality is at the core of what we love about the Internet. Put simply, it allows any individual or business equal access to online services.
It’s an incredibly important thing to make sure we preserve net neutrality.
To my mind, what we ought to have maintained from the beginning was the strictest neutrality. If we had done this, I do not believe we would have been on the verge of war at the present time.
George William Norris
We can no more tolerate neutrality and benevolence toward every conceivable form of discourse, including that of magical thinking, than we can lump together executioner and victim, good and evil.
We need a generation of net neutrality voters. People now really understand what’s at stake, and we need to translate millions of comments to the FCC into millions of votes in the midterm.
The American people do not like neutrality. They would rather a man were on the wrong side than on neither.