Glenn McKnight mcknight.glenn at gmail.com
Mon Dec 4 23:36:26 UTC 2017

It really doesn't but  an interesting topic outside of the narrow scope of

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On Mon, Dec 4, 2017 at 6:31 PM, John R. Levine <johnl at iecc.com> wrote:

> I agree this isn't a great move but what relation does this have to ICANN?
> On Mon, 4 Dec 2017, Kris Seeburn wrote:
>> Trump’s FCC Chair, Ajit Pai, just released his plan to kill net
>> neutrality.
>> Pai’s plan scraps the legal requirements underpinning Title II
>> regulations and opens the door to internet slow lanes and monopolies over
>> broadband networks.1
>> And Pai has scheduled a December 14 vote—just three weeks from now—to
>> approve his plan.
>> Pai has said that he believes that Big Cable should regulate itself when
>> it comes to the free and open internet.
>> But even with net neutrality rules in place, companies such as Verizon,
>> AT&T, and Comcast have broken the regulations over and over and over. In
>> just two years, the FCC has received more than 40,000 net neutrality
>> complaints from consumers.2
>> If Title II protections are allowed to be overturned, we will go back to
>> the days when Big Cable throttled websites based on what internet companies
>> paid, blocked traffic to sites that competed with their own services, and
>> redirected sites without user permission—all with impunity.
>> Kris
> Regards,
> John Levine, johnl at iecc.com, Primary Perpetrator of "The Internet for
> Dummies",
> Please consider the environment before reading this e-mail. https://jl.ly
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