Net Neutrality Fallout

Stacey Higginbotham posted an analysis of the FCC Net Neutrality report and order on GigaOM. She concludes:

As a consumer, it’s depressing, …it leaves the mobile field open for the creation of walled gardens and incentivizes the creation of application-specific devices.

Sure enough, just two weeks after the publication of the R&O, Ryan Kim reports on GigaOM that MetroPCS announced on January 3rd plans to charge extra based on what you access, rather than on the quantity or quality of the bandwidth you consume.

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