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People outside of the US won't be seeing any change, but within it…

A person's ISP will get to decide what things go in the fast lane, and those companies have already made it clear that they want to charge websites fees for the privilege.

So… basically every website with enough funding to easily pay the extortion fees will be fine, its the smaller stuff that will get screwed over. Given that net traffic equates to income in many cases, we're likely to be looking at a situation similar to what Walmart does to local businesses.

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I have a feeling that things will change and like in the real world the big corporations will do all they can to strangle out all the small businesses.



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SALT LAKE CITY — While only a small group of net neutrality supporters gathered Thursday morning to protest at the Sugar House Verizon store, more than 700 actions were held throughout the day at locations around the country. Source 6k.

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Net Neutrality Protests Move Online, Yet Big Tech Is Quiet. Protests to preserve net neutrality, or rules that ensure equal access to the internet, migrated Source 4v.

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The Republican-led Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to approve a controversial plan to repeal Obama-era net neutrality protections. The repeal passed 3-2, along a party-line vote.

The vote came amid mounting protests from the tech industry, consumer advocacy groups and even some Republican members of Congress who'd urged the FCC to delay or cancel the vote.

In what may be a sign emotions running high on the issue, the net neutrality vote was briefly interrupted due to a security threat. FCC commissioners and the audience were forced to evacuate the room. Ref. CNN.

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Freedom is becoming defined under the Trump administration in a way that could see us heading towards a police state. Not a police state like how movies portray it but one in which the government controls everything like China.



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Welp, time to start researching ISP alternatives, becuase given their behavior, I know very very well that Suddenlink is going to screw me with this.

Oh, and just in case people are wondering why the repeal of an "Obama era" measure is such a massive problem when we didn't have massive problems prior to 2015. Here's some background:

Internet services were until recently defined under title 1 of the communications act of 1934, Verizon won a legal case based on the premise that the FCC did not have the legal authority to prevent them from regulating internet access in any way they saw fit.

To be fair, their case had merit, the FCC did not have that authority to prevent "Information providers" from doing so. And so the FCC reclassified internet service as title 2, with ISPs defined as "Common Carriers"

With the change, FCC now unquestionably had the legal authority to keep protecting the free and fair exchange of information, and everything has been working just fine ever since. However, if the decision is reversed, we are not going back to the same environment we had prior, far from it. We have never not had net neutrality in this country, now we get to see exactly what it is like without

Other than market demand, which is very much in favor of the ISPs right now, nothing now prevents them from defining what people can access in whatever way they like. With the only caveat being they have to sneak a warning that they'll do so into their user agreement's fine print

P.S. In regards to the claim that the 2015 shift stifled the businesses in question, its an absurd lie, one made patently obvious by the rate of infrastructure investment. (Which has been on a steady uninterrupted climb for over a decade).

P.P.S. The guy spearheading this? Used to work for Verizon, and still has plenty of connections to that company.

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Can someone please explain to me how exactly this is going to affect to those living outside the US?



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