Sen. Mike Lee of Utah said the FCC’s net neutrality policy "is essentially a massive tax increase." There will likely be additional fees. There’s a wide range of estimates -- anywhere from zero to $11 billion a year. Lee’s comment doesn’t account for the fact that the impact on consumers’ service bills is far from certain, and a telecom policy analyst said it's an overstatement to call the potential increases "massive." Half True.
The Internet needs to remain a commodity,. Once you charge more for better access, you create huge barriers to entries for new businesses and stifle innovation. This move to regulate the backbone actually improves marketplace competition downstream where it really matters. The telecoms are not innovating and are just extracting value because they own a government facilitated monopoly.
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