“In his first days as President Trump’s pick to lead the Federal Communications Commission, Ajit Pai has aggressively moved to roll back consumer protection regulations created during the Obama presidency.
Mr. Pai took a first swipe at net neutrality rules designed to ensure equal access to content on the internet. He stopped nine companies from providing discounted high-speed internet service to low-income individuals. He withdrew an effort to keep prison phone rates down, and he scrapped a proposal to break open the cable box market.”
See Trump’s F.C.C. Pick Quickly Targets Net Neutrality RulesSo, at the speed of light, Trump attacks the ordinary folk trying to get on line. No breaks for poor or imprisoned. No fairness to content-providers. Expect to pay twice for Internet service, once directly to the ISP and again through the content-provider. This is good for business, unless you are a content-provider. This is not good for workers who are getting their employers jerked around by Trump or facing higher prices. It’s just good for the winners that Trump picks despite fairness in the market.
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