By John Eggerton, Multichannel News, 5-26-21

A Facebook ad airing frequently on cable and online these days features young people talking about all the wonderful things the Internet has done and is doing and how much it has changed in their lifetime, arguing that the last time Internet regulations were updated was 25 years ago and suggesting it was time for action from Washington.

Facebook has been the poster-company in D.C. for Big Tech issues drawing bipartisan fire and pledges of a crackdown. And while it is more common for Silicon Valley to be talking about restoring regulations on ISPs, that is not the goal of this Facebook campaign, which asserts it is seeking regulations on itself and other edge providers. » Read More