Net Neutrality Neutered

Submitted by ub on Mon, 06/11/2018 - 09:27

Net neutrality is a principle when Internet service providers treat all data on the world wide web the same, and not discriminate or charge differently by a user, content, website, platform, application, type of attached equipment, or method of communication.

FCC rules preventing Internet service providers from blocking, slowing down our traffic, or charging for faster delivery of some content, are history as of TODAY. The Federal Communications Commission declares victory but the expiration of the 2015 rules will be only a temporary hiccup. This fight is far from over in Congress in the US Courts and across the country." #NetNeutrality

It occurred two months later than anticipated but way too soon for supporters of these measures, who are suing and pushing for Congressional measures to bring back so-called net neutrality rules. They are to be replaced by a set of lighter-touch regulations passed and approved by The FCC.

Net Neutrality Can Still Be Saved…

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai says that as the FCC rolls back the Obama-era net neutrality rules, consumers will be protected under the commission's new "Restoring Internet Freedom" rule which goes into effect today

Net Neutrality WBZ TV reports.

Net neutrality is really, officially dead. Now what?