Codify national rules for an open internet.
They did have that, until the ISPs lobbied Ashit Pie to change them.
The US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday upheld a lower court's refusal to block California's net neutrality law (SB 822), affirming that state laws can regulate internet connectivity where federal law has gone silent. The decision is a blow to the large internet service providers that challenged California's …
Hopefully now my state can get to the job of bitchslapping the big ISP's like AT&T, Charter, Comcast, etc to stop dicking around, pull their heads out of their asses, & start delivering the promises for which we have already paid for over & over & over again.
"Cough up the gigabit fiber we've paid for or we'll nuke your asses from orbit."
Open internet, YES. The POS the FCC was pushing as "Net Neutrality", NO. It was nothing of the sort. It gave a pass to the ISP's to do what they wanted to streaming content providers. If you can get a copy of it, please read it. It was nothing more than an attempt to take control of the internet. Don't care why he killed it, but he should have put forward one that would have protected the people.
I guess I am jaded, but I have found more and more that there are 2 classes of people: Those that make the laws and those that follow them.
> everything east of San Andreas will eventually slide into the Atlantic
You need a refresher on tectonic plate movements.
The Pacific Plate slides northwest. The North American Plate slides southeast.
If anything, New York City will eventually end up where San Diego is right now. That's going West, not East.
The Atlantic Ocean is on the Eastern Seaboard of the US.
In an emailed statement, the organizations told us, "We're disappointed and will review our options. Once again, a piecemeal approach to this issue is untenable and Congress should codify national rules for an open Internet once and for all." In an emailed statement, the organizations told us, "We're disappointed and will review our options. Once again, a piecemeal approach to this issue is untenable and Congress should codify national rules for an open Internet once and for all."
Few will disagree..
But this *was* the wish they wished for! They just didn't think that getting the FCC to deregulate them at a federal level, allowing them to screw more money out of users snd content providers, would open them up to regulation at the state level instead.
cue the new CHEAPNET Act (Paid for by AT&T, Verizon, Comcast et al.)
Congressional Harmonisation of Enabling Alternative Pricing on Network Enabled Traffic
being federal legislation specifically allowing differential pricing to overrule neutrality and SB822