Orwell’s Internet: A future where public access to YouTube can be blocked by ISPs

Animal FarmAmerican net neutrality rules which stated that all internet service providers (ISPs) were to give consumers equal access to all available and lawful content have been overturned.

 

This means that ISPs could potentially blackmail high traffic content providers like YouTube and Netflix into paying for faster and reliable access to their web content. And any disagreement over fees could allow ISPs to limit or block public access to those websites altogether.

 

Some internet traffic is more equal than others

 

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Source: http://literaryames.wordpress.com/2014/01/15/orwells-internet