Net neutrality "all but dead"
April 24, 2014 3:38 AM Subscribe
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The Federal Communications Commission has announced
that they would propose new rules allowing content providers to pay ISPs for priority "fast lanes," reversing their earlier position and effectively rejecting the principle of net neutrality
held since the earliest days of the internet. The full set of proposed rules will be announced on May 15.
FCC chairman Tom Wheeler previously served
as president of the National Cable Television Association and as CEO of the Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association, two industry lobbying groups.