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Internet neutrality repealed; legal challenges from consumer advocates announced

Friday, December 15th 2017 - 10:45 UTC
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The US Federal Communications Commission has voted to repeal sweeping 2015 net neutrality rules, in a move that gives internet service providers a free hand to slow or block websites and apps as they see fit, or charge more for faster speeds. The approval of FCC chairman Ajit Pai's proposal marked a victory for internet service providers like AT&T, Comcast and Verizon Communications and could recast the digital landscape. Read full article


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  • DemonTree

    This really shows the priorities of the current administration. Fuck the customers and startups and forget about having a level playing field on the internet so a few giant ISPs can make more money without doing anything useful.

    I'm so happy not to be an American, but unfortunately it's likely to have knock on effects for the rest of us.

    Dec 15th, 2017 - 07:32 pm - Link - Report abuse -2
  • :o))

    @DT: REF: “knock-on effects for the rest of us”: TRUE

    The World-Wide News-Media is controlled by the Giant Internet Service Providers. They can control the news and let the population know, whatever that suits the whims of the Giant Multinationals &/or the politicians.

    Dec 24th, 2017 - 10:52 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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