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  • New Evidence Debunks Big Myth That Repealing Internet Rules Caused Throttling


    This article appeared in The Federalist on September 19, 2018. 

    Since Title II internet regulations were repealed in December, supporters of the former rules for the internet have waxed apoplectic over fears about internet service providers (ISPs) and wireless carriers “throttling” (slowing down) speeds. The repealed rules were put in place to force ISPs to treat all internet data equally, which backers claimed prevented throttling and the prioritization of certain data sources. Claims that removing these “protections” would transform the internet into a tiered fiefdom ran rampant on social media and in the halls of Capitol Hill. New data, however, underscores the problems posed by strict internet regulations. 

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