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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the U.S. regulator of radio, television, wire, satellite and cable communications, has voted to adopt statutes that will level out the playing field for Internet service providers (ISPs). All corporations and Internet users will be considered equal, meaning large ISPs will be unable to continue to pay for prioritized speed and data access. This also overturns state laws that were implemented to protect ISPs from local competition. The Internet will be considered a public service.
By Vick Karunakaran Tollbooths controlling the Internet traffic may no longer be as crazy as it sounds. Canadian gamers and anyone watching video streaming over the Internet should care about the high-stakes battle over the net taking place across the border. Tomorrow, many companies will display the symbolic “loading” icon to show users what can