The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Hit and Run
When I first saw this graphic cross my Facebook feed, I thought it was created to oppose net neutrality:
When I realized it was supposed to be from Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.), a prominent advocate of net neutrality, I thought maybe it was a clever hoax. But no, he tweeted that gem out yesterday.
In the upper portion of the graphic, bundled internet appears for $54.99. In the lower, post–net neutrality world, internet service is divided into specific uses one can opt in or out of. The total price is $54.96. Khanna’s graphic even appears to depict an option where that price could be even lower, if you use only one streaming service or social media network.
That this is shared as an argument for net neutrality boggles the mind. Many Americans don’t use the internet for video, email, gaming, and social media. They could see serious savingspost was originally published on this site