What Losing Net Neutrality Means For Democracy

Widespread public outcry and over a decade of growing grassroots activism wasn’t enough to stop the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from voting t...

Widespread public outcry and over a decade of growing grassroots activism wasn’t enough to stop the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from voting to kill net neutrality this week—which came down to a party-line 3 to 2 vote on Thursday. The FCC’s historic dismantling of net neutrality not only signals a dangerous shift in the balance of power over the internet from the public to the telecommunications industry, but stands as a warning over how far the Trump administration is willing to g...