In the wake of the FCC vote to kill network neutrality, a lot of eyes are on the ISP’s and what their next moves will be.
Just days after Bell’s plan to censor the Internet was exposed, new details are emerging that says Shaw is joining the call to censor the Internet. The caveat here is that Shaw wants court oversight.
With Canadian ISPs and representatives from the copyright industry drafting a proposal to block websites, we decided to do a little digging of our own to examine the practicalities of implementing such a thing.
Reports are surfacing that ISPs are mounting a defence for their position on killing network neutrality. Meanwhile, one former ISP owner blasted the ISPs defence as little more than “a bald-faced lie”.
It seems that American citizens aren’t giving up network neutrality quite so easily. The FCC reportedly received so many comments that the official website crashed.
While it doesn’t necessarily mean that the controversy surrounding Lawful Access will stay dormant for now, it is a positive sign for those who fight for privacy rights.
Canada and the United States are quickly becoming a tale of two countries. Canada has moved to strengthen network neutrality while the US is set to eradicate it.
Major record labels operating in the US have sued another ISP in an effort to turn them into copyright cops. It’s the latest in an effort to cut off more subscribers from the Internet.
After Trump repealed the privacy rights of American’s, US ISP’s have found themselves on the defensive on whether or not they would sell their customers browsing histories. Still, skepticism persists.
Last week, US President Donald Trump signed a bill that rolled back privacy regulations for ISPs. Now, ISPs are free to sell your personal information.