2017-12-18 17:05:22

Net Neutrality Advocates on Next Steps After FCC Vote: “This Fight is Far from Over”

Last week, the Federal Communications Commission, known as the FCC, voted to dismantle landmark “net neutrality” rules established in 2015 after widespread organizing and protests by free internet advocates. These rules required internet service providers to treat web content equally and not block or prioritize some content over others in return for payment. The repeal of these rules was widely opposed by the American public, with more than 20 million people submitting comments to the FCC. Thursday’s vote also means the government will no longer regulate high-speed internet as if it were a public utility, like phone service. DN! speaks with Maya Wiley, senior vice president for social justice and professor of public and urban policy at The New School.

FCC Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Internet Maya Wiley Net Neutrality

Politics

The Aware Show With Lisa Garr

Shift in Consciousness: Pain to Purpose

Shift in Consciousness: Pain to Purpose

The Thom Hartmann Program

Generals Warn America's Democracy Is in Danger From the Inside

Generals Warn America's Democracy Is in Danger From the Inside

The Thom Hartmann Program

SCOTUS overturning Roe v Wade Isn't End of Abortion Rights

SCOTUS overturning Roe v Wade Isn't End of Abortion Rights

The David Pakman Show

New Jan 6 Evidence Emerges, Alters Hearing Schedule

New Jan 6 Evidence Emerges, Alters Hearing Schedule

Related

The Thom Hartmann Program

Why Is Your Internet So Expensive?

Why Is Your Internet So Expensive?

Democracy Now!

Ex-Cop Eric Adams Takes Lead in NYC Mayoral Race in City’s First Election with Ranked-Choice Voting

Ex-Cop Eric Adams Takes Lead in NYC Mayoral Race in City’s First Election with Ranked-Choice Voting

Rising Up With Sonali

How The New York City Mayoral Race Is Shaping Up

How The New York City Mayoral Race Is Shaping Up

The David Pakman Show

Is Social Media a Net Harm to Society?

Is Social Media a Net Harm to Society?

Proud Partners