The end of net neutrality is here

Net Neutrality Ends Tomorrow, FCC On Track To Remove Rules As Scheduled

West Kentucky Community and Technical College Internet Technology Director Ruby Rodgers says anyone who is scared right now may not have anything to worry about just yet.

In December 2017, the FCC voted to repeal those "open internet" rules, reclassifying the internet as an information service, which is subject to less regulation. Under its principles, Internet providers shouldn't interfere with your ability to reach the websites, apps or services of your choice.

ISPs can charge access fees (known as "paid prioritization") to content providers like Google, Facebook, and Netflix in order to send content to consumers.

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Q. What's net neutrality, again? Moving forward, the FCC no longer has the full authority to police bad behavior by broadband monopolies like AT&T, Verizon and Comcast, thanks to the Trump FCC's decision to gut classification of ISPs as common carriers.

"The American people know they can not trust their internet service providers to do the right thing and protect a free and open internet unless there are strict rules in place", Sen. Although the direct effects of the repeal are unknown, companies will have to assess how much change consumers will tolerate, according to the Associated Press. For instance, an ISP can't allow one streaming video service to pay for a faster lane than is standard, to provide an ostensible better experience to the service's customer.

In the era of net neutrality, the internet was a level playing field. More than 20 states have sued the FCC, and several governors have passed executive orders requiring ISPs doing business with their states to uphold net neutrality.

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But Gigi Sohn, former counselor for former FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, said in a statement Monday that consumers will have little recourse against ISPs if they have a complaint about internet providers' behavior: "For the first time since the creation of broadband, the (FCC) will not take responsibility for protecting consumers or competition".

The US has officially repealed rules that governed the way net providers treated the data that travelled across their networks. How deeply future legislation might protect net neutrality will largely depend on which representatives are writing and voting on it, which means upcoming elections are very important for the fate of net neutrality. But here are a few tactics that have been tried before that have drawn scrutiny under the old net neutrality rules. "That idea sits at the foundation of internet services, reflects how consumers enjoy the internet today, and despite claims to the contrary, has never truly been in jeopardy". Well, guess what: they've finally, actually killed net neutrality.

The Senate voted 52-47 last month to overturn the FCC's plan, but the House, which is doesn't intend to take up the issue-making the Senate's move largely symbolic. Several states including NY and Washington, have passed regulations that impose net neutrality on a local level.

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