The dear leader is pushing Net Neutrality. It is nothing short of regulating the Internet. I could explain it if full, but after six years we all know his motivations: control, redistribution, and silencing critics. Net Neutrality provides all of the above. And we've learned to listen closely to his words. Only
No blocking. If a consumer requests access to a website or service, and the content is legal, your ISP should not be permitted to block it. That way, every player — not just those commercially affiliated with an ISP — gets a fair shot at your business.What if my "business" is to criticize and mock the dear leader and his ideology? What if I use my site to inform Americans of a contagious disease because the lazy government workers hired to protect us are on break? Is that legal?
Drudge links to this CNET article.
ZH has a post too. Here are some selected comments:
We have to kill it in order to save it.I've updated the Obama Checklist with this. Row 9.
we have hired Chinese monitoring professionals to help us write the legislation...
Makes sense. If we are to head back to the dark ages, then we don't need internet or any source of information.
Well, if its going to be considered a "Utility", regulated by the FCC, it will also be TAXED.
Who determines what is legal content?
Why am I thinking this is somehow going to end up costing me more for internet service?
UPDATED 11.10.14 2:45pm:
In case you were the last to wonder which way the Huffington Post leans on the political spectrum:
Maybe the Huffington Post is not the place one should go for any critical analysis.