I was always extremely skeptical about the hysteria around the repeal of net neutrality. The internet existed for two decades before this regulation went into effect. During this period their was no statistically significant evidence that ISP’s were “throttling” certain websites. Two years after the repeal of this regulation, it is very safe to say that that almost every technology “expert” was wrong.
This regulation came into effect in 2015 because academia and technology believe government is the solution to every problem, even problems that do not exist.
The Trump administration repealed this completely unnecessary rule in 2017. CNN predicted that this would “end the internet as we know it.” (source: https://thehill.com/homenews/media/364959-cnn-headline-declares-end-of-the-internet-as-we-know-it-after-net-neutrality)
Senate Democrats tweeted that the internet would come out “one word at a time.” (source: https://twitter.com/SenateDems/status/968525820410122240?s=20)
And then there is HBO’s Jon Oliver (who is nothing more than a modern day propagandist) who issued similar warnings about the repeal. The FCC got death threats following his “comedy.”
Let that sink in: The FCC got death threats over a baseless theory about what would happen if this regulation was repealed.