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What this now means is that internet providers can legally throttle down your connection if you download large files (Windows Updates, PS3 updates, torrents, MSDN downloads, etc). If you don't want to be throttled (not have a faster base connection, just not be throttled at your current speed) you will have to pay a premium. It also means that they can now legally charge users extra for visiting certain sites like YouTube. They can now even legally charge you per video you watch on YouTube. The previous ruling that was overturned was not about providing everyone with equal download speeds, it was about providing everyone on the same speed tier with equal access at that tier. ISPs no longer have to do that. Now they can charge $40/month for 5MB speeds base and $60/month for the privilege to actually use the 5MB.
Don't blame me. I voted for Chuck Norris.

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