Net neutrality, a thing of the past?
The Internet. A place where business, entertainment, and knowledge coexists. A place where only WiFi signals restrict one’s experience. Good day honorable judges, teachers, and fellow classmates. Today I will be discussing about why the FCC must restore net neutrality and ditch its newly implemented freedom abducting law.
Since the nineteen nineties Internet Service Providers have given us unlimited access to the world wide web to over three billion people. Just over three hundred million of these people are North American and two hundred ninety million of those users are American. Since November fourteenth two thousand seventeen those 290 million users have been put at risk. At risk of losing their internet freedom. On that day the FCC voted on repealing net neutrality laws in America. This will allow companies like AT&T, Sprint, and Comcast to sow down or restrict access to some websites and force users to pay extra fees in order to unlock those features
This is a big problem since according to poverty.ucdavis.edu forty three million families in America live in poverty. It’s already a struggle for these families to afford high speed internet so adding fees to unlock the same features they previously had will definitely harm their financial status even more. If those fees keep families f...