Myths About Net Neutrality

This is the first post I’ve written in a long while, but it is a critical one.

By the time you read this, it will be the internet-wide Day of Action in order to preserve net neutrality rules. Like most people, I fully believe that net neutrality is absolutely essential to protecting an open Internet. The current net neutrality rules aren’t perfect, but the stance taken by the FCC is disastrous.

The plan is to remove telecom industries from Title II classification, meaning the FCC would have no authority to either issue or enforce net neutrality rules, effectively killing them.

The telecom lobbyists (supported by their lobbying partners in the content industries) have been pumping out misinformation left and right. Their propaganda is then repeated by the think tanks they fund, with the usual gang of useful idiots in tow. It’s a lame attempt to give the false impression that their viewpoints are supported by the general public.

So, on this day, I can think of no better topic than this.

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