TechFreedom Releases Recording and Transcript of “Internet Slowdown” Reporter Briefing
On Wednesday, September 10, supporters of Title II regulation of the Internet engaged in an “Internet slowdown” to convince the public that, unless the FCC applies public utility-style regulation to broadband, the Internet will be slower. They’ve got it exactly backwards: if anything’s going to slow down the Internet, it’s Title II, the mess of outdated and heavy-handed rules that have been conflated with net neutrality. Draconian as Title II is, it doesn’t even do the one thing that supposedly makes it necessary: allowing the FCC to ban “paid prioritization.”
On a call with reporters and bloggers on Wednesday, TechFreedom President Berin Szoka explained the dangers of regulating the Internet as a public utility and discussed TechFreedom’s “Don’t Break The Net” campaign against Title II.
Szoka will also be hosting a Reddit Ask-Me-Anything (AMA) on Sunday at 4:00 pm ET (1:00 pm PT).
Click here for more information on the launch of DontBreakThe.Net. Questions? – Email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Highlights from Net Neutrality Comments Filed by TechFreedom and ICLE
- “No, Title II Doesn’t Ban Prioritization OR Mandate Free Interconnection,” Berin Szoka
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