The FCC will vote to ruin the internet next month

FCC net Neutrality vote date 2017

The Federal Communications Commission chairman, Ajit Pai, announced today that the Commission will vote on its proposal to end net neutrality rules next month. Since the commission is majority Republican and has no interest in listening to the comments of millions of Americans, the vote on December 14th will likely pass, and the handful of companies that control residential internet in the US will be able to do whatever they want.

The full text of the proposal won't be released until tomorrow, but judging by the statement Pai released today, the only rules left in place will be the ones made up by the cable companies themselves.

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