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Is The Repeal Of Net Neutrality A Good Thing?

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No, Net Neutrality is essential

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Many in the media have wrongly painted the repeal of Net Neutrality as an overly bad decision, holds the editorial board of the Washington Examiner. Stories that the internet will be changed or even limited by the repeal are exaggerated. In fact, this development will drive innovation, allowing for quick streams of access to the internet, where needed. Some people will be able to pay for quicker internet this way. Internet service providers will likely partner with video streaming companies to make their content load faster. Self-driving cars and power plants, whose access to the internet is critical, will be able to guarantee that they have fast connections.

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Net Neutrality is an essential aspect of the internet that keeps it free and equal, asserts Chris Reade of Nola. Without it, internet service providers will be able to charge people and companies for certain services. This can hurt many entities, in particular startups, which will be unable to afford the extra costs that big companies can, creating an uneven playing field. Some have asserted that this repeal would benefit rural internet users, but the smaller carriers they rely on will likely suffer. American citizens were almost unanimous in their support of Net Neutrality. To fulfill their wishes, it should be reinstated.

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