Facebook, Google and start-ups oppose net neutrality U-turn

Facebook, Google and start-ups oppose net neutrality U-turn
 

Technology giants Google and Facebook have joined forces with start-ups to criticise US plans to alter net neutrality rules.
The principle that all internet traffic should be treated equally was enshrined in US law in 2015.
But telecom companies complained an overly regulated net stifled innovation, particularly their ability to roll out broadband services.
Regulators will vote in December on whether to overturn the rules.
The changes have been proposed by the Federal Communications Commission, whose chairman Ajit Pai was a fierce critic of the Obama-era changes.
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23 November 2017 in Science &Technology, Views: 46
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