Items tagged "Net Neutrality in 2017"

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We Need Title II Protections in the Uncompetitive Broadband Market

April 26, 2017 Competition , FCC , Net Neutrality , Net Neutrality in 2017 , Title II

Internet Service Providers and their allies sometimes act as though net neutrality advocates are picking on them for no good reason, as though we selected their industry out of a hat. But the internet access market is unique in several ways, which is precisely what justifies treating them as common carriers, who are obligated to offer a nondiscriminatory service on reasonable terms. Since net neutrality, which was thought to be a settled issue, has become unsettled again, it’s time to review some of the features of the broadband market that show why net neutrality rules are essential.

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