open Web

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open Web

(1) The public side of the Web. There are parts of the Web that are public and viewable by everyone and others that are private. See surface Web and deep Web.

(2) The countries that do not restrict their citizens from viewing content on the Web.

open web

A web, 1 composed of a group of members (in a crisscross or zigzag array) instead of solid plates.
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At a press conference, the senators highlighted that the bipartisan resolution is just one senator short of passage in the Senate, an important step toward ensuring a free and open internet.
An open internet and the free exchange of ideas it allows is critical to our democratic process, Schneiderman said in a statement.
What The Internet Will Look Like Without Open Internet Rules, Title II
On February 26, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) passed Open Internet Rules, establishing that internet service providers (ISPs) cannot "unreasonably interfere with or unreasonably disadvantage the ability of consumers to select, access, and use the lawful content, applications, services, or devices of their choosing.
Chairman Wheeler is proposing clear, sustainable, enforceable rules to preserve and protect the open Internet as a place for innovation and free expression.
A team of top Google executives was visiting Cuba to promote open Internet access, according to a dissident blogger who says she met the group in Havana, reports Reuters (July 1, 2014).
A delegation of senior executives from Google Inc, led by executive chairman Eric Schmidt, is visiting Cuba to argue for more open Internet access, Reuters reported, citing a "dissident blogger" who claimed she met the group in Havana.
FCC, which struck down the core provisions of the Commission's 2010 Open Internet Order.
Yet discussions with the member states, and moreover with the European Parliament - which is more in favour of an open internet - are tough.
Senior policy counsel for the think tank Open Technology Institute, Sarah Morris, the FCC's Open Internet Rules represented an important, if imperfect, regulatory intervention to preserve the ability of broadband consumers to access the content of their choosing.
THE CONCEPT OF net neutrality, which contends that all information flowing through the Internet should be granted bandwidth equitably regardless of its content, has been pointed to by many as the hallmark of a free and open Internet But unfortunately, due to weak wording and pushback from Internet service providers, the protective provisions of the Federal Communications Commission's Open Internet Order were shot down in January Under the Open Internet Order "common carriers" were denied the ability to regulate the data flowing through their infrastructures.
CLO Ryan said that the company supported the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Department of Justice's (DOJ) commitment to ensure that Comcast meets its obligations under the FCC's Open Internet Order as a condition for the approval of the Comcast-NBCU transaction received on Tuesday.