Net Neutrality Loses In Federal Court
A Federal Court ruled that the Net Neutrality regulations from 2010 are invalid. These regulations prohibited TelCos and other Internet Service Providers from charging extra for access to parts of the internet or favoring some kinds of traffic over others. That doesn’t sound like the spirit of free enterprise, right? Telling companies what they can and can’t do just to preserve a greater good. So make sure to get a former telecom industry lobbyist into the position of FCC chairman and see what happens.
Gigaom takes a look at what they expect to be winners and losers of the new age of internet here.
Spoiler: ISPs and traditional content companies will win, consumers and innovators will lose. Yay!