The Federal Communications Commission ruled today that Internet service and wireless providers are not allowed to slow down the speed of certain websites or create “fast lanes” for other sites that pay extra. Providers also can’t flat-out block access to certain services.

In their 3-2 vote, the FCC decided that the …read more

Source: The Lowdown

What’s the Big Deal with Net Neutrality? 27 February,2015Matthew Green

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Matthew Green is a digital media producer for KQED News. He previously produced The Lowdown, KQED’s multimedia news education blog. Matthew's written for numerous Bay Area publications, including the Oakland Tribune and San Francisco Chronicle. He also taught journalism classes at Fremont High School in East Oakland.

Email: mgreen@kqed.org; Twitter: @MGreenKQED

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