This issue is power. Currently, the FCC doesn’t have much authority over the internet. Private citizens have the authority. The FCC and the rest of the jackbooted thugs wish to strip the people of the authority and lay it at the feet of the almighty government.
They just can’t stand to have something they can’t control.
The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is proposing unprecedented rules to regulate Internet service providers — including mobile broadband — like a public utility, in a far-reaching move that could be one of the most divisive plans to emerge from the agency in years.
In an op-ed in Wired magazine posted online, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said his plan would regulate Internet service much like phone service or any other public utility by applying Title II of the 1934 Communications Act.
In doing so, the agency would prohibit providers from slowing down, speeding up or blocking web content.
“I am submitting to my colleagues the strongest open internet protections ever proposed by the FCC,” he wrote. “My proposal assures the rights of internet users to go where they…
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