Pai has always been an ardent opponent of net neutrality and has argued that the protection stifles innovation and investment, though many say he is in the pocket of big telecom, given that he is a former employee of them and given his actions as FCC chair.
The FCC is set to vote on the new proposal that would eliminate Net Neutrality on December 14.
Without burdensome net neutrality rules, says Pai, "the FCC simply would require internet service providers to be transparent so that consumers can buy the plan that's best for them".
The north country residents protesting in favor of maintaining the net neutrality rules were just one of hundreds of protests across the country.
Ahead of the day of action, BattlefortheNet.com, Demand Progress, Fight for the Future, and Free Press Action Fund partnered to launch a website featuring an interactive map to help supporters locate demonstrations in their area as well as a three-page guide for organizing protests.
Battle for the Net is a website and activism effort put on by progressive groups and internet content providers opposed to repealing these regulations.
The website has many ways for people to get involved, including a map of scheduled protests and information to reach out to members of the house and senate. There are tons of examples out there of internet providers and telecom companies abusing their power with content delivered over the internet.
Internet service companies have asserted in the past that net neutrality regulations would stifle investment in infrastructure. "You may have to pay Mediacom or Century Link to be able to be part of the fast lane and everyone else will have to be part of the slow lane", Olsen said.
The repeal vote on December 14 is expected to succeed, given the FCC's Republican majority.
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"If they sit back and do nothing and allow the FCC to move forward with this vote, then the blood of the internet is on their hands as well, and they will be to blame for getting rid of these basic consumer protections".
A district sales manager at Russell Cellular Verizon declined to comment, or to give his name. "Therefore, you have a more representative take across the nation, rather than one FCC chairman".
"The FCC's proposal to screw up your internet is just about the worst plan I've seen - the comment period was a mess and the rest of the proposal is full of holes", said Rep. Maloney.
Pai is proposing to rollback these regulations on the grounds that they discourage innovation. What has been the result?
The repeal could have huge consequences on the local level, particularly for communities that rely on small businesses for economic growth, says Christopher Mitchell, director of the Community Broadband Networks Initiative at the Institute for Local Self-Reliance.
Activists like Olsen however, feel regulation is necessary to ensure a fair and open internet.
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