NOVEMBER 21, 2017/ NEWS.
As Forbes notes, the announcement is no surprise. Ajit Pai, the Republican chairman of the FCC, has long advocated for a “light touch approach” to regulating the internet.
In his announcement, Pai said the Obama-era ruling was a “heavy-handed, utility-style” regulation of the internet, imposed by Democrats.
Read Much More on (DML) Dennis Michael Lynch’s website HERE
Good to hear. Obama (who never legally had the authority to do so in the first place) had no business either imposing those rules or giving away what was never his to give away to begin with, and he shouldn’t have tried to “fix” what was never broken. With his Internet decisions overturned, the Internet can be free to develop as it should (and has since it became widely available).
Glad to see it. Dont know what Obama was thinking of.
This can only be good for Canada. We need more competition on the internet. Living here on the island, I discovered a third party internet company called JUCE. Not only do they provide service to Vancouver Island, but also the lower mainland. but if you’re looking for cheaper in the long run for internet, JUCE is the way to go, even though the initial sign up comes in at under 200 dollars, my monthly rate is $45.00 per month. Compare that to Telus or Shaw at over 60 bucks per month.
Wired has some pros and cons, and what the rule actually does: