DVICE: Prepare to pay for premium Internet

13 11-21 Verizon net neutrality

The D.C. Circuit Court just ruled that Verizon pretty much is free to create basic and premium access for the Internet like they do for cable TV, to throttle competitive sites and keep sites they don’t like from being available to its customers, neutralizing so-called “net neutrality.” Nice, huh?

This is a column I wrote about this courtroom calumny back in November anticipating this decision, and what it means for you and the future of freedom on the Internet.

DVICE: Prepare to pay for premium Internet

About Stewart Wolpin

I have been writing about consumer electronics for nearly 35 years, including news, reviews, analysis and history for a wide variety of consumer, niche and trade outlets. For the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), I annually update the industry's history and write the official biographies of the CTA Hall of Fame inductees. Aside from writing about consumer technology for a variety of consumer, tech and trade publications, I write a blog and do market research for Digital Technology Consulting. In the non-tech world, I have written "Bums No More: The Championship Season of the 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers" and "The Rules of Neighborhood Poker According to Hoyle." Check out my work at www.stewartwolpin.com.
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