Open internet concept faces challenge in US

Federal agency considers new rules to charge different rates for faster connectivity and internet speeds.

    The concept of an "open internet" in the US is under threat after a federal-agency decision on a concept called net neutrality. The Federal Communications Commission is considering new rules which could see internet-service providers charge more money for faster connectivity and internet speeds. It is also known as "paid prioritisation".

    Al Jazeera's Cath Turner reports from New York City. 

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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