With the current downturn in the economy- we need to encourage investment and job creation whenever we can. If the FCC adopts net neutrality rules it will burden an industry that is investing and creating new jobs. Net neutrality is the wrong idea at the wrong time.
I think net neutrality has led to the immoral internet that currently is. The bandwidth should be sold to the highest bidder, so that responsible companies like Fox news and Wal-Mart can control the content. This is what a "free" market is all about. The only exemption should be for Christian churches.
Due to media consolidation, without The Internets my career as an film director / artist would not exist. Small-medium business artists would further suffer and be stamped out, not to mention be censored, without an open Net.
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This seems like another example of our government
solving non-existent problems?
If by free you mean 'of no cost', then it will be free only to those who do not pay taxes. Why punish those who contribute to reward those that do not?
If you mean free as in the classic sense of freedom, wouldn't imposing FCC regulation be the complete opposite?
I believe a free and open internet should be preserved. No government, be it the United States, or any other, should have the power or right to control the flow of ideas and knowledge. No government should have the right to monitor, block, or otherwise regulate the flow of ideas and knowledge through any communication medium. Free speech, freedom of expression, right to protest, and the right to speculate,... more »
any attempt to control the flow of information by the government is an unacceptable attack on the first amendment
If we are honest about what the internet actually does we see that it radically improves the quality and efficiency of communication. That being the case it will quickly make... more »
Response 1: Google pays for the network. Reply: Since when?? You pay for the network.
Response 2: It does nothing to throttle network providers 'operating honestly'. Reply: Network providers... more »