The most serious issue is wireless. Smartphones are beginning to replace computers across the nation. These companies have agreed that wireless, too, should be an oversight-free zone, which could divide the Internet up into pieces based on how a consumer connects. The template they’ve proposed helps these companies’ business plans. But it would weaken competition in the wireless markets and place a single access provider in charge of the plans of any wireless entrepreneur.
Susan Crawford and Lawrence Lessig tell the FCC to denounce the Googe-Verizon pact, and explain why the biggest loser is wireless — under their plan, there would be no Net Neutrality at all. No such thing as an open wireless Interent.