Don't Be Afraid of the Net Neutrality Repeal

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Author(s) Leonid Bershidsky
Source Bloomberg View
Date December 15, 2017
URL https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2017-12-15/don-t-be-afraid-of-the-net-neutrality-repeal
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Quotes-start.png I am concerned about one potential threat. In today's deeply divided politics, ISPs will be moved by one outrage campaign or another to block "offensive" websites. The repeal of the 2015 regulation leaves that to their discretion. But then the regulation didn't save The Daily Stormer, a neo-Nazi resource, from being booted out by one provider after another earlier this year. I'm not sure the FCC would have intervened on behalf of fringe sites even under Wheeler. Quotes-end.png


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This item argues for the position Net neutrality should be repealed on the topic Net neutrality in the United States.