Net Neutrality Of The Internet

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The Internet is getting bigger and bigger every minute. You can practically do anything on there, from buying cars or houses to watching cat videos on YouTube. You can watch movies, TV shows, or you can meet the love of your life on dating websites. I will explain, everyone takes Internet for granted, thinking that Internet is untouchable. Well it isn’t, Net neutrality is the idea that your cellular or cable Internet provider should treat all websites and services the same. Big companies like AT&T, Verizon, and Comcast want to charge websites for faster reception time. I think that the Internet providers should treat all data equally. Internet in its entirety is not broken nor is anything wrong with at the moment but The Federal Communications …show more content…
This would leave the companies at the top to rule and stay there for as long as they please, creating almost a monopoly since the smaller competition wouldn’t have a chance. Cable Companies say they won’t slow down the speed for websites but if the websites don’t meet cable companies’ demands they will definitely slow down the speed. I have an example of them doing that, let me tell you a story about Netflix and Comcast. Netflix and Comcast had this negotiation earlier this year and while they were negotiating Netflix’s speed plummeted for Comcast consumers but as soon as they were done with the negotiation, Netflix’s speed skyrocketed for Comcast users. Also it isn’t just anti-cooperate people who think this is a bad idea, since big companies like Google, Amazon, Facebook, Reddit, Netflix, etc. also have joined this battle for net neutrality. And you might be wondering if this proposal is this bad, than why is this even a thing? Well it is a thing because this would benefit the cable companies, it would make them millions upon millions of dollars. Verizon wants this two-tier system so badly that they sued the government, which forced the rule change that is currently being discussed. This is not even …show more content…
Like without net neutrality it could protect a normal everyday casual user from a power or a hardcore user who eats ups lots bandwidth, users who download gigabytes of data may unfairly hog bandwidth resources from those who don’t. By throttling certain users or types of data, ISPs can be sure that every user has an optimal experience. There is no way around that, that is a big flaw with net neutrality. Also net neutrality would give government too much power and frankly they just aren’t trustable since they spent same amount of money as Facebook’s first six years of operating cost and they still couldn’t provide a health care website that worked. The National Cable & Telecommunications Association, the cable industry's primary lobbying group, one of their argument was "Imposing regulations designed for century-old utilities will only choke off growth and investment," the group reasons. But like I said earlier the Internet isn’t broken even if the regulations are old, it doesn’t make them invalid. Also Comcast’s EVP said There is nothing in Title II that provides authority for saying that all Web services have to be treated the same. And as much as I hate to say and admit that is true but they should judge it

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