NYU Stern Professor and Net Neutrality Expert Nicholas Economides Available for Commentary on the FCC Vote
Economides on why eliminating network neutrality would be a costly mistake for all
Without net neutrality, consumers will be forced to access a distorted internet, where information is prioritized according to the financial interests of telecom and cable companies.
Economides, a proponent of net neutrality, can explain why he believes:
- Repealing net neutrality will hurt consumers and businesses
- Innovation will be hindered without net neutrality
- Net neutrality facilitates freedom of speech enabling balanced political and social interaction on the internet
- Payments from content companies to internet providers will only benefit internet providers and their shareholders
Economides continues, “Without net neutrality, consumers will be forced to access a distorted internet, where information is prioritized according to the financial interests of telecom and cable companies.”
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