The powerful and utterly Trumpian Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the authority on media in the United States, has decided by a majority vote to eliminate the net neutrality rule that it had enacted in 2015.
We should all pay attention — this is not something that only concerns a few specialists.
“Net neutrality” is in the end the very foundation of the democratic and non-classist character of the infosphere.
It is, in short, the legal principle according to which restrictions cannot be imposed on Internet access and connections. This concerns technical devices as well as the unfettered freedom of the users.