In an effort to try and stop the repeal of network neutrality rules, celebrities have also lent their support to the cause.
They are working the halls of congress and taking to the streets in what looks like the start of the final push to save network neutrality.
As we get closer and closer to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) vote, an increasing number of people are worried about what this means for innovation.
As the debate rages on in the US over whether or not the FCC should save the Internet or go ahead with the vote, some who are opposed to saving the Internet seem to have a hard time grasping the basics of the debate.
A commissioner for the FTC has come out to say that the regulator can’t protect network neutrality. This comes after anti-Internet forces say the FTC will take care of it.
With tensions on the rise over a dwindling future for the Internet in the United States, a Canadian NAFTA negotiator suggests that Canada is still committed to ensuring the Internet remains open.
As the FCC continues to move ahead with plans to gut network neutrality, many American’s are taking their protest onto the streets.
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”.
The battle to save the Internet in the US is heating up as an increasing chorus of Americans call on the FCC to either stop or delay the vote. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Ajit Pai hit back at Americans, saying the vote will not be delayed and that Americans are merely “desperate”.
The battle for the open Internet is heating up. As the FCC plans to kill network neutrality, Internet companies big and small are pushing back.