Almost everyone uses the internet. Today, we have equal access to the internet.
But on Dec. 14, the Federal Communications Commission, under the leadership of Ajit Pai, will dismantle net neutrality under a misleading order titled “Restoring Internet Freedom.” This isn’t freedom for the consumer. This is freedom for broadband providers to engage in anti-consumer practices, including blocking, slowing down traffic, and paid prioritization of online applications and services.
It could be characterized as an infringement on our freedom of speech. Dismantling net neutrality will enable your net provider and entertainment services to charge you more money for the same service you receive today.
Learn about it and, if you care, contact your representative and voice your concern.
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Vivian I. Bikulege
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