I’m not so sure; in fact, I tend not to think so.
After all, the net works much like any other service/product. Companies wanna profit from it. And the best way to profit is to make it as good and fast and available as possible.
However, not everyone agrees with me.
Okay, so, the FCC gets beat by the law. And people across the country are screaming that this is a blow to “net neutrality”. So I thought maybe it’s high time we discuss what, exactly, net neutrality really is.
And what it’s not.
A very critical court battle was decided Tuesday. At risk was the ability for internet providers to handle traffic at their discretion. Basically, the FCC wanted to regulate how a private provider would treat traffic on its own network. A network, by the way, that they paid billions of dollars to build.