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Is Net Neutrality Necessary?
The internet will be better off without Net Neutrality regulations.
Net Neutrality prevents ISPs from offering new forms of services that could benefit them, users, or the broader economy.
Net Neutrality discourages network providers from investing in new infrastructure.
Net Neutrality prevents ISPs from 'shaping' traffic on their network to help provide the best speeds for the majority of their customers.
Net Neutrality prevents critical internet services, such as online medicine, operating with guarantees of reliability and speed.
The lack of Net Neutrality would allow ISPs to control access to content, and thus give them the power to discriminate in a way that creates anti-competitive effects.
Net Neutrality upholds the principles of free speech and open access that are the key values of the internet that help prevent censorship.
Governments are justified in regulating internet provision given it is a public good, a common infrastructure, and (in many places) a service that lacks consumer choice.
Net Neutrality laws prevent ISPs from raising the price of internet access.
Is the state necessary and beneficial to society?
Laws should forbid web sites from requiring new locally-stored, single-site, password-based authentication.
Is a free press necessary for democracy?