While our company is based in Canada, about half of our customers (and some of our developers) are based in the US.
The FCC is proposing to hand control of the internet to the big cable monopolies. They’ll be allowed to charge different rates or throttle network throughput for sites as they please. With little or no meaningful competition, users will have no choice but to pay.
The internet (and ARPANET before it) was designed to be free and open. This is the most serious assault on it so far. If you’re in the US, please contact your congressman to let him know your feelings.
I’ve always kept NSB out of politics – but this proposal can only hurt our customers. It’s important to speak up.