Rage against the FCC: Musicians say killing net neutrality threatens art


Net neutrality’s day of reckoning is fast approaching, and musicians of all persuasions – pop, rock, rap – are making noise about Federal Communication Commission Chairman Ajit Pai’s intentions to quash Obama-era internet equality rules.

The decision will be made by the FCC’s five commissioners in a vote on Dec. 14. Three are Republicans (including Pai), two are Democrats, and they almost always vote along party lines. 

SEE ALSO: The annotated version of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s WSJ op-ed on net neutrality

As the vote looms, some 150 musicians signed an open letter to Congress underscoring a salient point that affects anyone who listens to music, or generally appreciates art: Read more…

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