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The Blue & Gray Press | December 16, 2017

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Net Neutrality

Net neutrality at risk

December 7, 2017 |

By KEELY CERVANTES

Staff Writer

Recently the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has planned to place a higher price for use of the World Wide Web by getting rid of net neutrality. Net Neutrality has recently been making headlines across America, as the FCC continues to push their proposal of allowing broadband companies to control the speeds and their pricing on the internet.Read More

Why getting rid of net neutrality will reduce citizens’ freedom

December 7, 2017 |

By GRACE WINFIELD

Staff Writer

Ajit Pai, the Federal Communications Commission chairman, recently issued his “Restoring Internet Freedom Order”, a plan that would overturn Obama-era regulations regarding net neutrality. Though party affiliation should not affect opinions on this matter, it affects everyone. On Dec. 14, the proposal will be voted upon by Commissioners, and every internet user should be concerned.Read More

Internet protests proposed FCC changes to net neutrality

September 10, 2014 |

By HOPE RACINE

The Internet came to a symbolic crawl on Wednesday, Sept. 10 as part of a global protest to defend net neutrality.Read More

Corporations Aim at Net Neutrality

December 7, 2011 |

By JUSTIN THOMPSON

We all travel down Campus Walk nearly every day; it is an inescapable part of attending Mary Washington. Well, imagine if next semester a private corporation swooped in and starting charging money for how you walked through … Read More