Released: December 15, 2017
F.C.C. repeals net neutrality rules
Source: Cecilia Kang, N.Y.Times (Paid Registration)
The Federal Communications Commission scrapped the so-called net neutrality regulations that prohibited broadband providers from blocking websites or charging for higher-quality service or certain content. The federal government will also no longer regulate high-speed internet delivery as if it were a utility, like phone service.
Critics of the changes say that consumers will have more difficulty accessing content online and that start-ups will have to pay to reach consumers.
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