The FCC votes 3-2 in support of stricter net neutrality regulations.
The FCC came out in strong support of net neutrality, proposing ISPs be regulated as common carriers. Here's why that's important.
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Net neutrality taking a beating isn't going to stop you from playing Battlefield, or prompt restrictive bandwidth caps overnight that make it harder to download games from Steam. Tuesday's decision likely won't affect your day-to-day gaming at all. But net neutrality is still something you should care about. If you've ever streamed a game on Twitch, followed an amazing speedrunning event like
Tired of your broadband connection slowing to a crawl just as that sniper appears on the BF3 horizon? New rules from Ofcom, the UK telecoms regulator, aren't going to end the problem of randomly rising ping times, but at least they'll help you understand why. In a document published today, Ofcom's approach to net neutrality, the regulator spells out its thoughts on traffic management. ISPs
Chile has beaten the rest of the free world to legislating a net neutrality law. It now appears to be illegal for a Chilean ISP to restrict certain websites or offer a tiered service where you must pay a higher rate to get better websites. The law was passed with an incredible majority of 100 votes for, 0 against, and one abstaining vote (that's what you get for sleeping in the senate, son). The