Regulator repeals US net neutrality rules

Regulator repeals US net neutrality rules
 

US regulators have rolled back the net neutrality rules enshrined in law under President Barack Obama.
The change is seen as a major victory for the telecoms industry but a blow to those who favour an internet that offers equal access to all.
It could pave the way for net providers to offer "fast lanes" - where only wealthy companies can afford the best connections to consumers.
Some 21 million comments were submitted in a public debate about the proposals.
In a statement, chairman Ajit Pai said the Federal Communications Commission's proposals would stop federal government... read more

 
21 November 2017 in Science &Technology, Views: 43
Source: BBC
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