I found an interesting tidbit on the FCC website about the regulation of the internet. It says:
The FCC does not regulate the Internet or Internet Service Providers (ISPs). You may contact your state consumer protection office….
If that is the case, why are we contacting the FCC and the federal government about Net Neutrality, when the power to regulate it is already in the hands of the states we reside in?
While it may be a battle to get net neutrality regulations at the federal level, for a variety of reasons, in some states it may be easier to get net neutrality regulations passed at the state level.
We tend to forget that the United States is a union, and most domestic laws are passed at the state level, not the federal level.
If we want to have more of an effect on net neutrality, maybe we need to contact those responsible for regulating it: the states.