Pardon my brevity (I’m traveling), but if you care about preserving the Internet as a place where innovation isn’t squashed by the inertia of the incumbents, then let FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler know that his proposed “Net Neutrality” policy is a non-starter. [Ars Technica] [WaPo] [Mashable] [NY Times] [Wheeler’s response, via Verge]
Here are the email addresses of the four commissioners + Wheeler who are eagerly awaiting your opinion. Public response matters.
Scott Bradner, one of the shapers of the Internet, wrote to a mailing list today:
It seems to me that the value of “fast lanes” only comes when there is enough congestion to mean that the normal lane is not useful –
Maybe the ISPs will have an incentive to ensure that the normal service sucks.