The FCC chair’s plan to roll back net neutrality will wreak havoc on anyone living in the wrong zip code.
The whole idea behind the democratic enterprise is to keep the triangle balanced: not too strong a government, not too powerful a group of oligarchs, and plenty of opportunity for individuals. Pai is putting his thumb decidedly on the scale in favor of the oligarchs, and it’s a risky move.
And we thought that this was behinds us. Now they want to allow corporations to start charging websites and services extra money or else they’ll slow down access to them. This is really bad for the state of the Internet.