“Net Neutrality” refers to the principle that Internet users should be able to access the web in any way they want, without limitations imposed by Internet Service Providers. Big companies like Verizon, though, want to be able to create what would amount to a “tiered Internet,” where preferred content would load faster while competing services would be slower. The court ruling could allow the Internet to become more like cable television. | Alternet
Appeals court rules against FCC on net neutrality
A federal appeals court has ruled against the Federal Communications Commission on mandates that require broadband providers to treat all Internet traffic equally.U.S. appeals court kills net neutrality
In an opinion handed down Tuesday, the United States Court of Appeals in D.C. ruled that while the FCC has authority to regulate how Web traffic is managed, it cannot impose rules on companies like Verizon based on how they're classified.