Slate.com argues why the idea of 'net neutrality' matters to you. Currently an obsession in Washington, "net neutrality" centers on the debate on whether consumers should be able to reach all internet content equally, or should content providers be allowed to discriminate amongst users if they can make more money that way. For example, should access to Yahoo be easier and Google mail harder depending on provider preferences? As of now, the Bells and cable firms have stated that they won't outright block any websites. However, they propose that they should be able to tier bandwidth...

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