A recent vote by the federal government could bring real changes to anyone using a computer. The proposal would roll back net neutrality and create internet fast lanes for owners of websites willing to pay more. NSPR’s Nolan Ford talked with consumer advocates, internet service providers and tech companies here in the North State about the potential impacts of new legislation.
Net neutrality is the current law requiring that internet service providers or ISPs offer equal access to every web page without favoring or blocking particular ones. In 2014, comedian John Oliver put net neutrality in the spotlight on his HBO show Last Week Tonight.