The Identity of the Internet with Ambassador Daniel Sepulveda
Does the Internet need rules? From AOL instant messenger to Sunday nights with Netflix to Twitter trolls — the world wide web has facilitated everything from global trade and dating to a modern information revolution. For many, it’s even shaped our perception of cultures in the world around us.
But if the Internet is part of your identity — membership is about to get a lot more expensive. New “net neutrality” rules governing how to access content online are being proposed by President Trump’s Federal Communications Commission (FCC). And Ambassador Daniel Sepulveda, a former deputy assistant secretary at the U.S. State Department, weighs in on how Internet technologies and the rules that govern them are shaping how America’s identity is exported the world.