FCC thinks throttling doesn’t hurt consumers


The Federal Communications Commission today released the draft of its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking which would alter existing net neutrality rules. In it, the FCC outlines what it feels needs to be addressed in the reform of its rules. If you think our emphasis on the potential endgame where everyone has to pay extra based on site-specific throttling is hyperbolic, you might be interested in the section titled “Need for the No-Throttling Rule.” In it, the FCC asks: The no-throttling rule mirrors the no-blocking rule and bans the impairment or degradation of lawful Internet traffic or use of a non-harmful…

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