Net Neutrality Is About Much More Than the Internet
By John Nichols
Posted July 14, 2017
Will the voice of the people be drowned out by a flood of corporate cash? Because our lives are now so digital, and because they are becoming so automated, the fight over net neutrality is really the fight over the whole of the future.
It comes down to a simple question: Will that future be defined by civic and democratic values? Or will it defined by commercial and entertainment values?
The telecommunications companies have an answer. They want to colonize the Internet, as they have other communications platforms, with an eye toward reaping immense and unwarranted profits. More…