Late Wednesday, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler called the reports of a turnaround “flat out wrong.”
According to the Times and the Journal, the FCC is planning to allow Internet service providers to sell a faster pipe into people’s homes to content companies willing to pay for it. In other words, content providers could pay for preferential treatment into American homes.
The Times describes the concept of net neutrality as “the principle that Internet users should have equal ability to see any content they choose, and that no content providers should be discriminated against in providing their offerings to consumers.”
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