Court declines to suspend U.S. net neutrality rules | Reuters

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Here is some great news. Net neutrality makes it so that Comcast can’t charge extra for Netflix traffic. It is interesting that if they did this it would be almost exactly what Rockefeller and other robber barons did that lead to the anti-trust laws. They owned the railroads so they would charge competitors extra to ship their goods. That guaranteed that they would be able to have lower prices for the same thing, effectively wiping out the competitors.

 

New U.S. Internet traffic regulations, known as net neutrality rules, will go into effect on Friday after a federal appeals court rejected the telecommunications industry’s request to partly suspend

Source: Court declines to suspend U.S. net neutrality rules | Reuters

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