FCC vote: Net neutrality with a ‘fast lane’
As a candidate, Barack Obama left little doubt about his promise to keep the Internet a level playing field. Now his position is far from clear.
Barack Obama was crystal clear during the 2008 campaign about his commitment to ensuring equal treatment of all online content over American broadband lines. “I will take a backseat to no one in my commitment to network neutrality,” Obama told a crowd at Google in 2008. “Because once providers start to privilege some applications or websites over others then the smaller voices get squeezed out and we all lose.” Read more: http://time.com/101794/obama-backs-away-from-net-neutrality-campaign-promises-after-fcc-vote/