Learn about net neutrality.

Net neutrality has made the internet what it is- equal speeds and access for any publisher of information. New FCC regulations will change this (WITHOUT any need for legislative approval) at the end of May, unless there is enough public outcry. These new regulations would allow broadband providers to sell the rights for larger corporations to deliver their content much faster at the expense of everyone else. And on a thing like the internet, attention follows speed. The internet should be protected as a Commons. Read more about this here:

http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2014/05/05/business-take-fccs-net-neutrality-rules-good-for-i.aspx

The nonprofit Mozilla has offered some legal solutions to the net neutrality conflict:

http://recode.net/2014/05/05/mozilla-offers-idea-for-solving-net-neutrality-problem/

 

 

davies

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