An open letter to everyone who uses the internet
Original story at TechCrunch• 41 mentions • 3 months ago
TechCrunch 3 months ago
The free and open internet as we know it is at risk. Tomorrow, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will vote to initiate a process to repeal the strong net neutrality rules that have been in place since 2015. These rules protect the internet as an open, decentralized, and level playing field, free from content discrimination. They ensure that you—not your internet service provider (usually your cable or phone company)—control what you can access online. By proposing to take away the existing net neutrality protections, President Trump’s FCC is threatening to take away your ability to have free and open use ...