The Citizen’s Utility Board is hoping to get the support of Illnioisans on their side in lobbying the FCC to restore “net neutrality.” Last month a federal appeals court stuck down the “Open Internet Order,” which allowed the FCC to regulate the Internet Service Providers. The fear is that without regulation, the ISP’s will charge for reliable and speedy access to the web.
That, according to CUB’s Jim Chilsen, means website operators would have to pay big bucks to avoid ISPs blocking their content or slowing down service, leaving consumers with higher fees and censorship. But, Chilsen says there is something you can do.
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More than 1,600 people have sent messages to the Federal Communications Commission asking it to restore Net Neutrality.