Net Neutrality Repeal 'End of the Internet as We Know It'

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Proponents of net neutrality protest against the Federal Communication Commission.

"Now, as long as they tell us they're doing it now, internet service providers will be allowed to slow down or block web traffic to any website or streaming service they like - which benefits the big telecom companies, and does the opposite for all of us", he added.

"Everyone who uses the Internet should be concerned about how this will impact Internet access and affordability", said Eustace in a statement.

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has created an online form you can use to quickly ask your Member of Congress to use the Congressional Review Act to reverse the FCC's "hasty and misguided dismantling of net neutrality protections". "This is as anti-consumer as it gets".

Speaking on "Fox and Friends", Pai said Friday that net neutrality supporters such as ABC late-night host Jimmy Kimmel were wrong to grandstand about the end of "the internet as we know it".

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He said the repeal is not the end of the free and open internet, as some articles, have claimed.

"To Members of Congress: The FCC vote to destroy the Net Neutrality protections can not stand".

Net neutrality regulations were implemented by the Obama administration in an attempt to level the playing field for all Internet service providers. Because Eustace's bill had not yet been drafted, it is unclear if the legislation will take the same approach.

Attorneys General in Washington, Oregon and IL also plan to challenge the FCC's net neutrality decision.