As expected, yesterday new FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has unveiled his plans to roll back the net neutrality regime put in place during the Obama administration by his predecessor, Tom Wheeler. Under the proposed rulemaking, not only will Title II be withdrawn from the internet but the FCC will cede oversight of such things to the FTC. What do you think? Have your say in the poll below:
With the big wireless carriers preparing for 5G infrastructure spending, I expect their motivation to do so to be a big talking point over the summer. And with many of the same carriers buying into the content business and considering further consolidation, I expect the other side will be quite vocal about the potential for abuse. Whatever side you might be on, I don't think this is going to be a particularly civil discussion.
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