Wednesday, May 24, 2017

How the tech world would change if net neutrality is abolished

The FCC recently posted a notice about a proposed piece of legislation that would, essentially, roll back the Open Internet Order of 2015, which established the concept of net neutrality. These are publicly available documents, and you can read them for yourself. Of course, the documents are also wordy and complicated, so I’m going to distill them down into something we can all understand here. Here’s what such proposed legislation would mean for the internet—and for the future of our technology. What It Actually Means The proposal is called “Restoring Internet Freedom,” because its proponents believe that net neutrality is…

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