With today’s vote to push the net neutrality agenda by Obama and the FCC, things don’t look good for the future of the internet.
Multi-billionaire and entrepreneur Mark Cuban projected just what would happen if the proposal passed, which unfortunately did. He said “your TV as you know it is over.”
He went on to tweet the following as well.
If Mark Cuban, a rich, successful entrepreneur and known for being the Dallas Mavericks owner says Net Neutrality is bad, then I believe him. And I don’t just take his word for it. Even Ajit Pai, one of 2 Republican Commissioners on the FCC, condemned the proposition and tried doing everything in his legal authority to warn us ahead of the vote.
Despite Cuban’s long list of success, that still didn’t stop some of his critics from calling him stupid.
@mcuban You can't be this stupid. Oh, right, you're the head of a cable station. Keep blowing your cable TV overlords.
— Mr. Persson (@_MrPersson_) February 27, 2015
@mcuban "Decency" standards ONLY apply to broadcast on public airwaves (a shared resource), not to private networks. Don't be stupid.
— Marshall Stack (@marshallstack69) February 27, 2015
@mcuban You couldn't be more clueless about net neutrality. It's ensuring free market innovation continues to exist.
— Halabec (@Halabec) February 19, 2015
It doesn’t quite anger me when his critics call him dumb. It’s actually quite funny that people who aren’t billionaires or have no experience within the tech world have the decency to attack those like Mark who know much more about the issue. Now is not the time to sit back and be in despair. We need to persevere and fight this.