Thursday, October 29, 2009

Net Neutrality Simplified

I use the internet a lot, and I pay for it too. But what everyone pays could change drastically if the Big Cable companies (Comcast, Time Warner) get their way. Here's a simple illustration of what could happen if they pass McCain's bill to block the FCC's net neutrality rules:

What the cable companies could do
(click to biggify. Source: reddit.)

Do we really want internet access to be =more= confusing than cable TV packages already are?

For more info, including how to make your opinion heard, see The Consumerist.

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