Well, they did it! The FCC will now allow Internet service providers to provide differential service based upon content. The reason this is bad is because service should be neutral in relation to content. Think of our First Amendment free-speech rights. Places of public accommodation are not allowed to discriminate against any type of speech on the basis of the content of that speech. As a college administrator, I can’t say to a student or group, “I like the content of what you’re saying, so you get to have this particular space on campus.” This discrimination based upon content is what net neutrality was protecting against. Frankly, I think it’s just another way for the Internet service providers to make money, at the expense of free speech.
Republicans may have ‘awoken a sleeping giant’ by repealing net neutrality
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