For some reason, this report gave me the chills. You can read the FCC policy statement here; in particular, check out page three of that report where it reads "to encourage broadband deployment and preserve and promote the open and interconnected nature of the public Internet, consumers are entitled to run applications and use services of their choice, subject to the needs of law enforcement." The emphasis is mine, and that's the bit that's disturbing; the previous point in the FCC report makes it clear that "consumers are entitled to access the lawful Internet content of their choice" (well, that applies if and only if you are in the US, as there has been recent precedence that such entitlement is not granted in certain other countries), but the "subject to the needs of law enforcement" clause seems to me to be a rather curious addendum to the right of choice and free access.
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