FCC Proposes to End Net Neutrality

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In this podcast, we talk to EFF Intellectual Property Director Corynne McSherry (@cmcsherr), who spent the weekend pouring over FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler’s proposal (@TomWheelerFCC), which is now available for public comment through DearFCC.  

Topics discussed include:

  • How could the concept of paid prioritization impact news media diversity
  • Argument in favor of regulating ISPs like phone companies
  • Argument agasint regulating ISPs like phone companies
  • Reclassifying ISPs as telecommunications services
  • Al Tompkins’s (@atompkins) article about the impact of Net Neutrality on jouranlism
  • Who’s the blame for where we are and how we got here
  • Should the Federal Trade Commission be involved to regulate unfair competition
  • Public threat of consolidated ownership of ISPs and content providers
  • Best practices for mobilizing the public behind thicker policy issues
  • How to file a public comment on the proposal to the FCC

Photo by Florian Klauer on Unsplash

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