FCC chair stuns consumer advocates with move that could hurt poor people | Ars Technicahttps://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2017/02/advocates-for-poor-people-stunned-by-fcc-move-to-limit-low-cost-broadband/It’s no surprise that Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai rolled back some of the changes made by former Chair Tom Wheeler. After Donald Trump’s election ensured…
So I just read this article
Trump’s New FCC Chair Is Screwing Everything Up as Fast as He Canhttp://gizmodo.com/trumps-new-fcc-chair-is-screwing-everything-up-as-fast-1791982230Less than two weeks after Ajit Pai assumed leadership of the FCC, the agency quietly announced several troubling actions Friday afternoon, including major blows to net neutrality and a program designed to give poor people internet access.
I knew I was going to be scared of what happened to Net Neutrality coming into this administration, but already I’m seeing the signs of it being dismantled. We’re slowly but surly being herded into accepting our ISP overlords. All data is equal and should be treated equal. It’s a farce to believe otherwise. Data is not like water, the well doesn’t run dry with bandwidth….I’ll have to think on this for a bit and post more later….