May 2, 2018

Are the Days of Net Neutrality Numbered?

Brent Skorup

Senior Research Fellow

 

Brent Skorup joined Chris Hansen, State Legislator in Colorado's House of Representatives on The Newsmakers.

Last year, under new management, the US Federal Communications Commission voted to repeal net neutrality legislation, and critics have been outraged. They say that not only is it threatening freedom of speech but it could create a digital divide between rich and poor. On the other hand, the FCC says ending heavy handed regulation will promote competition and create jobs.