The "Possible" End of Net Neutrality
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I want to help bring awareness to the possible end of "Net Neutrality" which is taking place by a vote on December 14, 2017 .

What is Net Neutrality?
It is equal access and free reign over the use of the internet and the way the that we know the internet today.

What will happen if Net Neutrality ends?
It means that your ISP (Internet Service Provider) will be able to charge based on what internet content is accessed. To simply it, how TV Packages work to watch certain channels, the same concept will be applied towards creating Internet Packages to access certain websites. For example, YouTube, Amazon Prime, Netflix, etc cannot be accessed until a $15 package is bought to access those websites or a social media package for Facebook, Skype, Instagram, etc for an additional $10. In an internet connected world with billions of devices, just imagine the astronomical fee if net neutrality ends besides the standard $50 per month to access the internet with free reign accessing any website which is the way that the internet has always worked. In closure, there is more to Net Neutrality; however, this is by far the worse part about ending Net Neutrality.

Start sharing and speaking out against Net Neutrality because the FCC wants to put an end to the internet as we know it today through a vote on December 14, 2017! Lastly, if anyone know where to petition, then please share because I also do not want to lose access to Crunchyroll.com!
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Posted 11/28/17
I'm glad there's a forum now for awareness about Net Nuetrality not just one for discussion about it
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Yes, but it doesn't bring awareness or understanding why Net Neutrality possibly ending is so important. I saw the forum post prior to posting it, but it is mainly a discussion with simple response. I had to break it down into understanding the worse part about ending Net Neutrality and not everything else associated with it.
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Posted 11/28/17
an open letter by FCC's Jessica Rosenworcel


Wiping out net neutrality would have big consequences. Without it, your broadband provider could carve internet access into fast and slow lanes, favoring the traffic of online platforms that have made special payments and consigning all others to a bumpy road. Your provider would have the power to choose which voices online to amplify and which to censor. The move could affect everything online, including the connections we make and the communities we create.


because one image is worth a thousand words:

source: http://beta.latimes.com/business/hiltzik/la-fi-hiltzik-portugal-internet-20171127-story.html
supposedly those were "add-ons" on top of a "basic" service. ISP can easily make your service slow and force you to pay those extra packages to get the "full" experience.

by the way, Crunchyroll partnership with T-Mobile Binge On service - aka zero rating - skids net neutrality rules
CR news: Crunchyroll Added To T-Mobile Binge On Service Offering
Stanford study: T-Mobile's Binge On is 'likely illegal'
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Posted 11/29/17

Awaken_Riceball_ wrote:



Yes, but it doesn't bring awareness or understanding why Net Neutrality possibly ending is so important. I saw the forum post prior to posting it, but it is mainly a discussion with simple response. I had to break it down into understanding the worse part about ending Net Neutrality and not everything else associated with it.


Well, you could have just added your post containing this information to that existing thread.

This new topic of yours is considered a duplicate topic and I've now closed it. If you haven't already posted in that pre-existing thread I encourage you to do so.
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