In just a few weeks, the FCC will vote to eliminate net neutrality. The vote isn't in doubt: with Pai in charge, the anti-neutrality votes have a 3-2 edge. Without net neutrality, Internet service providers will be able to charge web companies for "fast lanes," which they can't do now. Smaller online video or videogame providers could be relegated to the slow lane. The biggest service providers (Netflix, Google, Amazon, and others) may have to cough up extra money, but the consumers won't see any of that–all the benefits will go to the ISPs. Consumers could see their rates go up.
Higher fees for lousier service. Does this sound familiar? That's how cable companies have operated for years.
Not surprisingly, virtually everyone hates this idea except the cable companies themselves. The telecommunications industry, though, is very excited about the prospect of all the money they're going to make. When previous FCC commissioner Tom Wheeler proposed to weaken net neutrality just a couple of years ago, the ensuing public outcry convinced him to reverse himself, resulting in a strong ruling in 2015 preserving neutrality. This week, Wheeler blasted Pai's new rules, saying that "this proposal raises hypocrisy to new heights."
But don't take my word for it. Check out this terrific and entertaining explainer from John Oliver, earlier this year:(https://www.forbes.com/sites/stevensalzberg/2017/11/26/when-the-fcc-kills-net-neutrality-heres-what-your-internet-will-look-like/#7ad97e034c68)
It seems not a lot of people know about this. i cant even imagine how will it affect gaming, matchmaking and the internet itself!
Whats your opinion?
> I implore a lot of the young players to take two seconds to click through the topics here.
> If you can't take a comedian who putting a bit of comedy on the truth maybe piers will help you understand.