WHILE YOU WERE SLEEPING!!! Companies like Verizon now have broad authority to control which websites its customers can access as “restoring” the internet to its former glory BECAUSE the Trump FCC is choosing to ignore the public and push forward with a harmful plan to kill net neutrality and destroy the internet as we know it!
The FCC on Tuesday finally rolled out its plan to kill off net neutrality. There’s a strong chance that doing so will screw over millions of American consumers and lead to a rise in online censorship across the US.
But on the other hand, it will make internet service providers and mobile carriers a shitload of money.
The vote to repeal net neutrality will be held by the commission on December 14th, according to a statement from FCC Chairman Ajit Pai. Pai has painted his efforts to grant companies like Verizon broad authority to control which websites its customers can access as “restoring” the internet to its former glory.
Republicans control three of the commission’s five seats, giving them the majority needed to pass the new rules.
Since being appointed chairman by President Donald Trump in January, Pai has been determined to roll back the Obama-era net neutrality rules, which…
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