Dear Mr. Wagner,
Thank you for contacting me with your thoughts regarding net neutrality. I appreciate hearing from you on this matter.
As you know, net neutrality is the idea that internet providers and governments should treat all data on the internet equally and not discriminate based on the type of content. In 2010, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved an Open Internet Order, which prohibits broadband providers from blocking or discriminating against Internet content, making net neutrality the law.
There is no question that the advancement of the Internet has spurred huge opportunities for all Americans and substantially enhanced our national economy. Access to the Internet has moved from a luxury to a necessity. As a result of the substantial increase of Internet demand, more pressure has been put on the existing infrastructure, and additional enormous investments in infrastructure are necessary in order to accommodate this ever-growing demand.
In order to ensure that we benefit fr