The FCC officially votes to kill net neutrality

December 15, 2017

Despite overwhelming opposition from Congress, technical experts, advocacy organizations and, of course, the American people, the FCC has voted to eliminate 2015’s Open Internet Order and the net neutrality protections it established.

 

The order passed today, “Restoring Internet Freedom,” essentially removes the FCC as a regulator of the broadband industry and relegates rules that prevented blocking and throttling content to the honor system. The FTC now ostensibly has that role, but it is far from an expert agency on this topic and cannot make preemptive rules like those that have been in place for the last few years.

 

For more visit:  https://techcrunch.com/2017/12/14/the-fcc-officially-votes-to-kill-net-neutrality/

 

 

 

 

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