Net neutrality supporters take protest to Verizon stores
by Sarah Tew
Posted December 8, 2017
On Thursday, people took to the streets outside Verizon stores across the country to protest FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s decision to end protections for net neutrality. Here are some of the signs we saw outside Verizon’s flagship location in New York City.
At the heart of the net neutrality debate is the question of how carriers can avoid playing favorites with internet traffic. Net neutrality supporters worry that the end of the FCC’s regulations will bring new costs and fees.
Some people are hoping Congress will step in to stop the FCC’s repeal of the rules. More…
Some additional stories on the protests:
Protesters Demonstrate Outside Verizon Stores, Congressional Offices To Save Net Neutrality
People protest for net neutrality across US
Madison protesters join nationwide demonstrations against changes to net neutrality
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