I’m going to pay $199/month for Twitter! Yay!
R.I.P. net neutrality — at least for now. The Republican-led Federal Communications Commission today approved, by a 3-2 vote, a repeal of the tough net neutrality rules it put in place just two years ago under Obama. Those rules prevented internet providers from blocking and throttling traffic and offering “fast lanes” for mo’ money. And you can largely thank this guy, FCC chairman Ajit Pai, for screwing over consumers in favor of multi-billion-dollar broadband companies. (More like Ajit Pai(d), amirite? …If it were pronounced “pay,” that is, but let’s not get bogged down by actual facts… it’s 2017, after all!)
Look at him. He thinks he’s the cool guy at the office, but he’s actually Michael Scott.
But with less of a desire to be loved and accepted, apparently, given 83 percent of voters supported keeping FCC’s net neutrality rules.
So now it’s up to us to call upon our representatives to fight the repeal in courts and in the halls of Congress, before the repeal goes into effect and your access to certain content on the Internet is cut o–