What exactly is the FCC voting on anyway?
To reclassify broadband as a utility, which would give the commission more regulatory power over Internet providers.
How long will the internet remain insulated from higher state fees after being declared a vital public utility?
You know greedy state legislators. Not long.
The service providers will pass that cost to its customers.
I was stunned when I first learned how free most sites were on the internet. Kiss those days goodbye.
The Internet Tax Freedom Act bans taxes on Internet Services.
But it expires in October.
And once the internet is declared a vital public utility will that Act even apply anymore?
John Oliver has a humorous take on why FCC needs to pass Net Neutrality:
(You really need to watch this)
That went well, right? When the government gets involved in anything,
unforeseen consequences get nasty.
How about when Washington, D.C. legalized marijuana in the city yesterday?
You can smoke weed privately.
You just can't sell it or buy it.
What? How can you smoke it if you cannot possibly buy it?
You cannot smoke it on Federal Property ...
in Washington D.C?
That is what government meddling leads to.
WHAT DO YOU THINK?