The repeal of net neutrality is official. Now, the debate over this new policy direction’s implications can resume in earnest. What remains unclear is how businesses, particularly small businesses, will fare following the repeal.
Just when advocates thought their last hope of securing Internet neutrality, also known as “net neutrality,” was about to pass, President Obama stepped out of the shadows to call for broadband Internet to be reclassified as a public utility, so it would be regulated similarly to electricity. From video of President Obama explaining his net neutrality plan posted on www.whitehouse.gov
There is quite a bit of discussion about net neutrality these days, as the FCC is expected to set new policies for Internet use that may allow cable and telephone companies the right to charge content companies like Netflix, Google, or Facebook for speeding up transmissions to people’s homes.