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Increasing competition and innovation online make Network Neutrality regulation obsolete

Early on in Internet history, when there was little competition and technological innovation, network neutrality was a necessary regulation against monopolies.

However, in 1993, Congress passed a law that network neutrality was unnecessary for competitive wireless.

Then, the 1996, the Telecom Act promoted competition and de-regulation, setting up the phase-out of net neutrality regulations and real competition emerged. That’s why net neutrality was never imposed on cable modems and why the FCC decided August 2005 to phase out net neutrality for DSL.

Given the Internet’s success, why would Congress want to pass a law that effectively prohibits network experimentation, innovation and improvement?

Q&A One Pager Debunking Net Neutrality Myths