Following reports that the two companies were finalizing a deal that could upend net neutrality and bring about "the end of the Internet as we know it," Google and Verizon announced a seven point policy proposal they say is aimed at preserving an "open internet."
"It is imperative that we find ways to protect the future openness of the Internet and encourage the rapid deployment of broadband," Verizon and Google said in a blog post titled "A Joint Policy Proposal for an Open Internet."
But what does the Google-Verizon proposal really mean for the future of information online? Will it kill net neutrality--or save it? We've compiled early reactions to the joint framework. What do you think? Read their plan here, then weigh in below.