In 2019, net neutrality takes the first step toward an eventual Supreme Court ruling

2018 was not a great year for net neutrality. The Obama-era rules were designed to prevent ISPs and wireless carriers from charging content streamers to access a "fast lane." In addition, the rules block these carriers from banning content that they don't agree with. In other words, net neutrality forces all streaming content to be treated the same. But when President Donald Trump named Ajit Pai as the new FCC Chairman in January 2017, Pai led an FCC vote to repeal net neutrality, and the rules were wiped from the books last June.
Since then, lawmakers in several states, ...

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Wednesday, December 26, 2018 - 22:15