Reply to post: Re: Please explain: why do we NEED this so-called "net neutrality" again?

FCC: Oh no, deary me. What a shame. Too bad, so sad we can't do net neutrality appeal during the US govt shutdown

JohnFen Silver badge

Re: Please explain: why do we NEED this so-called "net neutrality" again?

Since there is no competitive market in the ISP space, there is no market pressure to keep ISPs from abusing their customers, and there are numerous cases of such abuse. It seems reasonable for the government to protect the citizenry from abusive corporations when nothing else restrains them.

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