Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica - 2 years ago
  • For years, Comcast has been promising that it won’t violate the principles of net neutrality, regardless of whether the government imposes any net neutrality rules.
  • This was one of the ways in which Comcast argued that the Federal Communications Commission should not reclassify broadband providers as common carriers, a designation that forces ISPs to treat customers fairly in other ways.
  • But with Republican Ajit Pai now in charge at the Federal Communications Commission, Comcast’s stance has changed.
  • Instead, Comcast now vaguely says that it won’t “discriminate against lawful content” or impose “anti-competitive paid prioritization.”