By Dan Bowens
You may have noticed it browsing online. Nearly 80,000 websites – including big names Airbnb, Facebook, Google, and Amazon – are all protesting. The digital demonstration coincides with crowds gathering at Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
Why? Answer: a shared outrage over new plans to roll back net neutrality rules.
Laptop Mag editor Paul Wagenseil explained net neutrality: “The idea is that every packet on the internet, every piece of data is treated equally by the internet service providers, like Time Warner/Spectrum of Comcast or whoever you have handling your home or business data connection.”
That means the net neutrality debate impacts just about everyone who uses the internet.
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