Your internet use could change as 'net neutrality' ends
Your internet use could change as 'net neutrality' ends
15 June, 2018, 12:48
Getting rid of those net neutrality rules will remove strict government oversight and simply require internet providers to inform the public about their practices.
The Federal Communications Commission's repeal of the net neutrality rules took effect today, leaving broadband providers in most states free to censor sites and slow down apps. The repeal takes effect Monday.
Groups taking the FCC's side in the case include CTIA, representing mobile providers AT&T, Verizon, Sprint Corp. and T-Mobile US Inc.; and NCTA - The Internet & Television Association, representing cable carriers such as Comcast Corp. and Charter Communications Inc. Pai, a Republican, who voted against the 2015 rules enacted under an Obama-era FCC, was appointed chairman by President Trump in January 2017.
The change comes as broadband and cellphone providers expand their efforts to deliver video and other content to consumers. Essentially, users and consumers of the internet will not be charged more for faster or better speeds, instead, the accessible quality and quantity of the internet will be the same for everyone.
Net neutrality has overwhelming public support, noted industry experts. We had Chairman Ajit Pai on to talk about what will change, how he measures success and what happens if his vision for an open internet doesn't work.
"There will be no eulogy today for net neutrality", said Sen. The 2016 election, with its broad abstention by the working class amid widespread hostility to Hillary Clinton, the favored candidate of Wall Street, and the subsequent strike movement by teachers independently of the unions, has made clear to the ruling elite that the imposition of internet censorship is necessary for the defense of its domination of society.
"If the companies decide we don't like this particular organization or what they stand for so we're not going to let it go out to the people that we provide services to". They will have the right to discriminate and favor the Internet traffic of those companies with whom they have pay-for-play arrangements and the right to consign all others to a slow and bumpy road.
More than 20 states have sued the FCC to stop the repeal.
Martin said broadband providers probably won't mess with existing services like Netflix, as that could alienate consumers. Those programs allow consumers to access certain sites and services without the data to and from them applying to any monthly caps they may have. In Montana and NY, governors signed executive orders that uphold the Obama-era net neutrality regulations.
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To those who are departing, thank you for everything you have done for Tesla and we wish you well in your future opportunities. The cutbacks come at a time when Chief Executive Elon Musk has said Tesla would be profitable in the third and fourth quarters.
Last week, Senate Democrats urged House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin, to bring the issue to a vote on the House floor. But here are a few tactics that have been tried before that have drawn scrutiny under the old net neutrality rules.
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