In the United States overturned the principle of network neutrality, which guarantees equal access to the Internet

The Federal Commission on communications regulation (FCC) December 14, abolished the principle of network neutrality, which guarantees equal access to the Internet and operated in the country from February 2015. This was reported by the press service of the Ministry.

Now the us carriers will be able to block or charge for specific types of traffic or access to certain sites, according to «Radio Freedom».

In the Commission his decision was called «the restoration of freedom on the Internet». For the abolition of the principle voted three-member FCC, against – two. The initiative was made acting head of the Commission, Ajit Pai, appointed by the President of the United States Donald trump.

This provoked in the United States hundreds of protests and more than a million calls to members of Congress by opponents of the plan. Some consumers vowed to appeal the new rules in court, writes «Voice of America».

British engineer and Creator of the world wide web Tim Berners-Lee condemned the decision. He believes network neutrality, «the Foundation of the Internet as we know it today.»




In the United States overturned the principle of network neutrality, which guarantees equal access to the Internet 16.12.2017

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