Illinois Pushes For State Net Neutrality Rules After Federal Rules Expire
The Obama-era net neutrality rules meant to ensure all Internet traffic is treated equally officially expired Monday. The rules prevented a company from favoring its content over the content of one of its competitors. While nothing changes overnight, many opponents of the rules say it’s the first step toward a tiered and unfair Internet. Two dozen states, including Illinois, are considering legislation that would keep the rules in effect within their borders. We also take calls from listeners.
Roger Cheng, executive editor of the tech news site CNET
Khadine Bennett, director of advocacy and intergovernmental affairs at ACLU of Illinois