By John Eggerton, Multichannel News, 3-22-21
A handful of prominent edge players including Mozilla and Reddit have asked the FCC to reinstate the net neutrality rules, but that is almost certainly not going to happen until there is a Democratic majority on the Commission.
In a letter dated March 19, the above two joined by ADT, Dropbox, Eventbrite, Vimeo, and Wikimedia, wrote Acting Chair Jessica Rosenworcel saying those fundamental safeguards – rules preventing blocking, throttling and paid prioritization – are critical to preserving a free and open Internet.
Their support is no surprise since they backed the rules ultimately eliminated by the Republican FCC under chairman Ajit Pai. Mozilla, for example, was the lead challenger to Pai’s Restoring Internet Freedom order deregulating Internet access. » Read More