Click above for my 14-minute interview with Congresswoman Anna Eshoo
On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission is poised to vote to repeal the Obama era network neutrality rule on what will likely be a 3 to 2 party line vote. And, while there are some who believe that the current FCC is simply restoring market forces and removing unnecessary government regulations, there are others who say that getting rid of this rule could create internet toll roads that discriminate against start-ups and small businesses in favor of giants, including the major internet service provides like Verizon, AT&T, Comcast and Charter.
Anna Eshoo (D-CA) is one of those critics, and she knows a thing or two about the technology industry. Her Silicon Valley district is home to some of the biggest and some of the smallest internet companies, including numerous start-ups.