The Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 Thursday to adopt net neutrality rules for an open internet. The FCC's decision makes for regulating internet service providers like public utilities, prohibiting companies from charging for faster lanes on the internet.
The Internet as we know it may have died Tuesday -- and nobody even noticed. Thanks to the U.S. Court of Appeals decision, Internet service providers (ISPs) can now decide which websites work faster, which ones to charge you for and even which ones to block you from.
On Thursday, the FCC voted 3-2 to consider allowing cell phone use and calls on aircraft for commercial flights. The U.S. Senate and U.S. House quickly reacted by introducing bills to ban such calls. Why not just let people talk?