And yall got the nerve to wonder why it’s “F**k The GOP” on mine smh …..
Originally posted on TechCrunch:
A bill introduced late yesterday in the Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives would “limit” the Federal Communications Commission’s ability to regulate the Internet under Title II, according to its progenitor, Rep. Bob Latta.
Title II, of course, refers to part of the Communications Act. If the FCC did push for such a regulatory structure, it would have more authority over the Internet and its constituent players. Those opposed to net neutrality — the general idyll that all content on the Internet should be treated equally — are stringently against Title II regulation as a proposal. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has considered that a different legal standing altogether be used to enforce net neutrality.
The Chairman’s plans, however, leave open agreements between content companies and Internet service providers (ISPs) that many worry would tilt the Web in favor of monied parties.
Why does Rep. Latta want to ensure that Title II regulation is…
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