net neutrality

Net Neutrality rules

Feb 8, 2018

In December, the FCC voted to roll back the 2015 Net Neutrality rules. What is Net Neutrality, and what does this mean for individuals and businesses? Join Fred Munroe and his guests, including Jeff Buckingham, President of Digital West Networks, Inc. They will discuss what motivated the repeal, and what is being done to help preserve a free and open internet.

Broadcast date: 2/8/2018

In December the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to roll back the 2015 net neutrality rules. This, despite the 5.09 million comments made, of which 99.3% were about net neutrality to the FCC. What is net neutrality? Net neutrality is the principle that Internet service providers should enable access to all content and applications regardless of the source, and without favoring or blocking particular products or websites. So, what happens next, and if net neutrality is ending, what does this mean for individuals and businesses?