"The FCC would still require transparency", Pai said, in an article on npr.org.
Today, Internet Association President & CEO Michael Beckerman sent a letter to Chairman Ajit Pai and Commissioners Clyburn, O'Rielly, Carr, and Rosenworcel calling for the FCC to delay or vote against the draft Restoring Internet Freedom Order. The future of the internet and free information is now being sold to the highest bidder. "It's a cliche at this point to imagine the internet as a highway, but think of net neutrality in practice as enforcing a speed limit, preventing ISPs from fast tracking certain websites and slowing speeds on others". They'll be able to choose whether you'll be able to use them at full speed or use them at all.
This is not an issue of consumers versus companies either.
"A free and open Internet is vital to ensuring a level playing field online, and we believe that your proposed action may be based on an incomplete understanding of the public record in this proceeding", the Senators wrote. However, all the internet service providers in America aren't available in every single community. So, no, the speed of your MRI does not depend on how many people are or aren't looking at porn, which is a good thing because there are a lot of them. "They have a big role in your lives, and their views on net neutrality haven't changed". Just because a business might know which ISPs they would have a hard time growing with, doesn't mean it automatically wouldn't or couldn't affect their company. We must retain ownership of the Internet and maintain fair and equal access to information for everyone.
And that makes sense.
If you haven't heard of the concept of net neutrality or need a basic definition of it, here it is: The networks over which we get our information should not discriminate between one bit of data and another.
A separate study from the Pew Research Center indicated that among the record public comments about net neutrality filed with the FCC over a four-month period, only 6% were unique comments. Making it more hard to find unfiltered, unbiased information appears to be a move that would benefit large ISPs and the government a lot more that it would consumers.