Net Neutrality’s Demise is a Travesty for Independent Retailers
If you’ve been paying any attention at all to the news over the past few weeks, you’ve likely heard about that little policy debate that’s been taking place at the Federal Communications Commission. It centers around this notion of “net neutrality,” a very soft and cuddly sounding term that refers to the “open and equal internet”—another lighthearted, buzzy-wordy sort of phrase.
On Thursday, the FCC voted to repeal net neutrality rules that were first proposed during the Bush Administration era in 2005 and finally implemented during the Obama Administration in 2015. The repeal still needs the approval of Congress—which, who knows what can happen there—but it’s fair to start wondering what impact this decision will have on the consumer electronics retail community, and the wider retail community in general.
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