Protesters rally against net neutrality regulation rollback

10 December, 2017, 04:25 | Author: Franklin Nunez
  • Small Group Rallies Around Net Neutrality

Despite the ongoing lobbying efforts, those who have helped organize the demonstrations remain hopeful that widespread outrage over Pai's plan could push members of Congress to take action to protect net neutrality.

If adopted, the new rules would reverse current regulations that require Internet service providers to give equal treatment to all websites.

The repeal of Net Neutrality will have the potential to greatly reduce the ability of a discontent public from organizing, and sharing information freely against corporate elites.

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Activist groups were protesting at hundreds of Verizon stores throughout the country Thursday ahead of the FCC's vote on a rollback of net neutrality protections.

Under these rules, your internet service providers were forbidden from slowing down or blocking traffic from certain sites.

"We're just concerned about the corporations taking over the internet", said Sue Bolesh when asked what brought her out to protest. We need to see things from multiple points of view, not merely those approved by people willing to sell the consumer out for a quick buck. But net neutrality is only a part of how the Internet is regulated.

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Ending Net Neutrality supports a classist lifestyle. Companies such as Google and Facebook were only able to reach the level of success that they did because of Net Neutrality. Mr. Owen expects that whatever happens, net neutrality will be ended.

But on December 14, the FCC - again in a party-line vote - is expected to take an ax to these rules, which FCC chairman Ajit Pai has called "heavy handed".

At one point, a manager and salesperson from the Verizon Store came out to hand out leaflets labeled "Verizon Supports the Open Internet", and told protesters that Verizon did not disagree with them.

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