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The FCC has classified them now as "information services" under Title I. They are no longer bound by the requirements of Title II. They can discriminate in any way they wish toward users of their infrastructure.
originally posted by: SpeakerofTruth
a reply to: dreamingawake
Yeah, see, I am not really an online/multiplayer gamer... I am primarily a single player gamer, so I don't see it affecting my gaming habits much, but I do see how people who play primarily multiplayer games would be concerned.
What part classified them under title I??
Restores the classification of broadband Internet access service as an “information service” under Title I of the Communications Act—the classification affirmed by the Supreme Court in the 2005 Brand X case.
Report and Order
Requires that ISPs disclose information about their practices to consumers,
entrepreneurs, and the Commission, including any blocking, throttling, paid
prioritization, or affiliated prioritization.
Finds that transparency, combined with market forces as well as antitrust and consumer
protection laws, achieve benefits comparable to those of the 2015 “bright line” rules at
Eliminates the vague and expansive Internet Conduct Standard, under which the FCC
could micromanage innovative business models