Friday February 26, 2016

Net Neutrality Is A Year Old Today

Has it been a year already since the Federal Communications Commission formally adopted the Open Internet Rules? Damn, time flies when your internet isn't being blocked, throttled or slow tracked. wink

Happy birthday, net neutrality! A year ago today, after a long and contentious process, the FCC formally adopted the Open Internet Rule, reclassifying broadband internet as a Title II communications service and creating bright-line rules to protect consumers’ and businesses’ access to the internet. But the end of the rulemaking process was only the beginning of another long series of fights. So a year in, what’s worked, what do we still not know, and where do we sit overall?