Tech Policy Podcast

#53: Don’t F@*# With My Call of Duty

April 1, 2016

Is the FCC f***ing with your Call of Duty? Could strict net neutrality regulation make online video gaming worse? The FCC's Title II reclassification of broadband included a blanket ban on paid prioritization of Internet traffic, even if done at the request of the user. Net neutrality activists called that a win for consumers, but prioritization could improve lag-sensitive services like online gaming, live-streamed sports, and video chatting. Evan is joined by Tom Struble, TechFreedom’s Policy Counsel. They discuss the FCC’s impact on video games and the treatment of Internet traffic. Are all bits created equal?

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