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Will Repealing Net Neutrality Really Spell Doom for Cryptocurrencies?

07 December 2017

"This is just evidence that supporters of heavy-handed internet regulations are becoming more desperate by the day as their effort to defeat Chairman [Ajit] Pai's plan to restore internet freedom has stalled", the FCC said in a statement provided to Ars Technica, according to The Hill.

One form letter in support of the current net neutrality rule says, "The FCC's Open Internet Rules (net neutrality rules) are extremely important to me".

"It is a classic example of regulatory capture, where the regulatory agency bends to the wishes of those they are supposed to oversee", Wheeler said today during a press conference with US Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.) and Sen.

Schneiderman set up a shortcut to search the FCC public comment webpage so individuals can check if their identities have been fraudulently used.

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A separate study from the Pew Research Center indicated that among the record public comments about net neutrality filed with the FCC over a four-month period, only 6% were unique comments. If the citizens are loud enough, we will be heard.

A tweet that shows a supposed glimpse of a future without net neutrality is making the rounds online, but it isn't exactly true.

For now, Congress won't settle the debate with legislation imposing net neutrality on broadband providers or extending similar regulations to tech companies, the lawmakers said.

Those who rely on e-commerce may face the reality that a giant corporation such as Amazon could be in the "fast lane" of the internet, while a local small business could reside in a designated "slow lane" because the little guy doesn't have a voice with a broadband provider.

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I hope you'll join me for this event and I'll keep fighting to protect the internet. This move would take away any oversight authority the FCC has over internet providers. Please roll back President Obama's disastrous rules immediately.

"The open Internet lets artists reach each other and audiences across the world in unprecedented ways", the letter reads.

Some from CT on the public comment site who were contacted by the Mirror said they had not submitted a public comment or could not remember weighing in on the issue.

The organizations have marked Verizon stores as the location for the protests for a number of reasons, chief among them being the fact that FCC Chairman Ajit Pai once served as associate general counsel from 2001 and 2003 for the telecommunications firm.

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The meeting to decide whether or not the regulations will stay intact is scheduled for December 14, and the outcome is ultimately in the hands of the Federal Communications Commission officials Ajit Pai, Michael O'Rielly, Brendan Carr, Mignon Clyburn, and Jessica Rosenworcel.

Will Repealing Net Neutrality Really Spell Doom for Cryptocurrencies?