Silicon Valley readying fight on net neutrality

RingPlus News Service Los Angeles, April 12th 2017:


As the FCC continues to inch closer to removing net neutrality rules, Silicon Valley is ready to defend the rules. In a meeting with FCC Chair Ajit Pai, the Internet Association voiced their concern and the importance of defending the current net neutrality rules. The Internet Association, which is comprised of groups like Facebook, Amazon and Google, agree that the current net neutrality rules perpetuate consumer experience, competition and innovation online. The removal of the rule would allow Internet providers to play favorites and throttle traffic from specific websites and apps, basically selective sites by the provider will be fast and other will be slowed on purpose. This is the first time that the tech association has met with the head of the FCC, working mostly in political battles with the Trump administration.


Read more,

http://money.cnn.com/2017/04/12/technology/net-neutrality-fight-silicon-valley/index.html


Other articles on the FCC,


https://social.ringplus.net/discussion/11966/broadband-privacy-rule-is-neutralized#latest


https://social.ringplus.net/discussion/11956/fcc-chairman-ajit-pai-and-the-beginning-of-the-end-of-net-neutrality#latest


https://social.ringplus.net/discussion/11925/fcc-chairman-ajit-pai-defends-opposition-to-internet-privacy-rules#latest



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