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  1. Mar 2021
    1. Who owns and controls it?

      This is worth discussion. Specifically the ownership part and it may be surprising to uncover how little control there has been and how that is changing in 2021 as ISPs and hosting companies refuse or welcome radical platforms and groups, https://www.npr.org/2021/02/15/968116346/after-weeks-of-being-off-line-parler-finds-a-new-web-host

  2. Jan 2018
    1. These are the very companies that are critical to injecting competition into the broadband marketplace.

      Are Title II regulations helping big name ISPs stay on top?

  3. doc-0g-c0-docs.googleusercontent.com doc-0g-c0-docs.googleusercontent.com
    1. Requires that ISPs disclose information about their practices to consumers, entrepreneurs, and the Commission, including any blocking, throttling, paid prioritization, or affiliated prioritization.

      Things that are hidden by ISP are now required to be revealed so that consumers know what it is that they are paying for.

    2. The framework adopted by the Commission today will protect consumers at far less cost to investment than the prior rigid and wide-ranging utility rules.

      This is a main point of this article because it is stating that the FCC has come to a solution for many internet consumers who pay too much for the little amount of internet they use.

  4. Oct 2017
    1. AT&T has a habit of pushing unlimited data plans for an extra $5 per month -- without telling you that the deal will remove your tethering ability, for which they now want an additional $30 per month.