Myth vs. Fact – Setting the Record Straight On Chairman Pai’s Restoring Internet Freedom Order Document Type: Fact Sheet

Myth vs. Fact
Setting the Record Straight on Chairman Pai’s Restoring Internet Freedom Order
MYTH: This is the end of the Internet as we know it.
? FACT: The Internet was free and open before the Obama Administration’s 2015 heavy-handed
Title II Internet regulations, and it will be free and open after they are repealed.
MYTH: Startups will not be able to compete without Title II regulations.
? FACT: Entrepreneurs starting new businesses online thrived long before Title II regulations, and
they will continue to flourish with more opportunities to innovate once those regulations are
repealed. Indeed, companies like Google, Facebook, Netflix, and Twitter all started and
experienced tremendous growth under the previous light-touch rules.
MYTH: Internet service providers will block you from visiting the websites you want to visit.
? FACT: Internet service providers didn’t block websites before the Obama Administration’s
heavy-handed 2015 Internet regulations and won’t after they…

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