Net Neutrality To Be Repealed On April 23
The Federal Communication Commission (FCC) has published its order repealing Net Neutrality, and in doing so revealed the date of its official end – April 23.
Net Neutrality regulations keep Internet Service Providers (ISP) from possibly introducing different pay tiers, throttling service, and introducing other anti-consumer practices.
States are currently suing the FCC on the issue, and a legislative fight is on the horizon to prevent the repeal, so April 23 isn't as definitive as it sounds – but the wheels are certainly in motion.
For more on the topic, check out this great overview and how the situation affects gaming.
[Source: U.S. Government Federal Register]
With anti-Net Neutrality Republicans controlling both houses of Congress and the White House, it's going to take a massive effort – including work by the states themselves – to keep this from happening.