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Democrats Now Want Net Neutrality Extended to Internet Content Providers

Posted by Andrew Regitsky

Nov 17, 2017 10:00:00 AM


Internet edge (content) providers have always been some of the leading advocates for keeping the 2015 Open Internet rules for ISPs in place, including forbidding the blocking, throttling, and paid prioritization of Internet traffic. For example, Twitter wrote in a blog post earlier this year that, "[w]ithout net neutrality in force, ISPs would even be able to block content they don't like, reject apps and content that compete with their own offerings, and arbitrarily discriminate against particular content providers by prioritizing certain Internet traffic over theirs."

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Topics: regulatory updates, FCC, Net Neutrality, Open Internet, ISPs, internet traffic, net neutrality order