Facts You Should Know About Net Neutrality

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Published on June 23, 2018

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slide 1: FACTS ABOUT NET NEUTRALITY 7 w w w . g e t p r o v i d e r . c o m slide 2: 1. What is Net Neutrality Net Neutrality is a principle that says internet service providers ISPs should treat all web traffic the same. ISP should not be allowed to prioritize one kind of data traffic over another. It says Internet should be an open platform and broadband companies shouldn’t be able to interfere with your right to access content and services online. slide 3: 2. Why is net neutrality important Net Neutrality is a principle that says internet service providers ISPs should treat all web traffic the same. ISP should not be allowed to prioritize one kind of data traffic over another. It says Internet should be an open platform and broadband companies shouldn’t be able to interfere with your right to access content and services online. slide 4: 3. How Internet Providers treat NetNeutrality The FCC rules enforcing net neutrality were opposed by companies including ATT Comcast Time Warner Cable and Verizon. The opposing companies see net neutrality as unnecessary and burdensome regulation that will ultimately cost consumers in the end. slide 5: 4. Does Tech Companies Support NetNeutrality Companies like Amazon Facebook Google Microsoft Netflix Twitter Vimeo and Yahoo were in support of those 2015 net neutrality rules. These companies often argue that net neutrality has always been the de facto policy that allowed them to establish their businesses—and thus in turn should allow new businesses to emerge online in the future. slide 6: 5. What is the FCC and what does it do The Federal Communications Commission is an independent federal agency overseen by Congress that regulates all communications “by radio television wire satellite and cable” throughout the country. FCC has broad regulatory authority over corporate giants like CBS ATT Comcast DirectTV among many other companies. slide 7: 6. How FCC NetNeutrality Related FCC approved what’s called a “notice of proposed rulemaking” NPRM on party lines making Wheeler’s draft open Internet proposal available for public review and triggering four months of public comment. In recent years the FCC has increasingly focused on Internet access both wired and wireless which has become a crucial communications medium. slide 8: 7. What FCC Do In NetNeutrality FCC has encouraged the public to participate in the voting process. Interested parties can submit their comments at Docket 14-28: “Protecting and Promoting the Open Internet.” Email comments are also accepted at openinternetfcc.gov. FCC has broad regulatory authority over corporate giants like CBS ATT Comcast DirectTV among many other companies. slide 9: For More Internet Related News www.getprovider.com Get Provider

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