Web hosting provider give FCC a dose of life without net neutrality

Warning: schadenfreude alert.In a protest to supprt net neutrality, a Web hosting service has decided to teach the Federal Communications Commission a lesson by crippling the FCC’s access to any page it hosts by throttling the agency’s network down to 1990s-era dial-up modem speeds of 28.8 kbps.In a blog post last week, Neocities founder Kyle Drake said he did this to protest the FCC’s controversial proposals to allow ISPs to create Internet “fast lanes” for large corporations that can afford to pay while forcing the rest of us plebs onto the slower, more congested Internet lanes.
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