Big Tech Shows “Net Neutrality” Battle Was About Power, Not an “Open Internet”, by Tho Bishop

Posted: August 11, 2018 by gamegetterII in Uncategorized

STRAIGHT LINE LOGIC

Net neutrality was going to be the perfect set up for big tech to engage in regulatory capture. From Tho Bishop at mises.org:

The de-platforming of Alex Jones and InfoWars is a subject that has a number of layers to it, including the responsibilities social media companies have to free speech — particularly in a world where the lines between Big Tech and Big Government are increasingly blurred. While I’ll leave others to debate those particular subjects, these developments — and reactions to it — do help provide clarity to another heated tech-related debate: the hypocrisy of “net neutrality” advocates.

After all, there is a ton of overlap between those who advocated Title II regulation of the internet and those celebrating the deplatforming of Alex Jones. This is particularly true among the most powerful players in this debate, including legislators and leaders in the industry.

Consider, for example, the…

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