Last Week Tonight’s John Oliver is essentially the hero of the internet, breaking down the concept of Net Neutrality in a way that any idiot could understand. Well, almost any idiot. When it comes to certain Republicans, we apparently need a follow-up:
In the bases terms, companies that sell you wifi want to dismantle Net Neutrality so they can make as much money of your need to internet as possible. The FCC (by a disturbingly close vote of 3 to 2) has decided to treat the internet like a utility, because it is a tool that the average American depends on just as we do phones. In case you need a further breakdown of the importance of Net Neutrality, below you can revisit Oliver’s initial post, which spurred tons of people to reach out to the FCC:
And here’s a helpful piece from Mental Floss you can send to any of your idiot Facebook friends who don’t trust anyone Daily Show related.