Facebook Live Town Hall on Net Neutrality December 6 at 7PM

Dave Schaeffer Cogent Communications

Dave Schaeffer

Net Neutrality is the regulation of the internet.

These "Net Neutrality" rules prevent your internet provider from slowing down your connection to specific websites or services like streaming movies.

Internet Service Providers (ISP), like Cox, Verizon or AT&T, can't control what you access, but that could soon change.

But for some small businesses struggling to succeed, the new law could be the kiss of death, as traffic is moved away from their sites and toward their big-spending competitors.

Shankland says tossing out net neutrality is all about the almighty dollar, and maintains that's the driving force behind the FCC's upcoming decision. They can not discriminate by speeding up or slowing down traffic or blocking content, applications, or websites you want to use.

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"Having net neutrality keeps internet providers honest", said Tim Hoye, the District 45 House of Representatives Candidate. The Internet was created out of taxpayer money and is owned by taxpayers.

The FCC is expected to vote on 14 December to scrap landmark 2015 rules approved during the Obama administration to ensure a free and open internet.

The protest hasn't kicked off yet, but according to its Facebook page, there should be dozens of people in place within between 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. Tuesday. A Morning Consult/Politico poll conducted November 21-25 found that 52 percent of registered voters support the FCC's existing net neutrality rules.

If the proposed vote were to pass, it would give service providers the ability to prioritize or throttle websites, meaning consumers may experience delays or difficulty using certain websites.

Cramer's office appears to be closed Tuesday.

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