I’m in Canada — we don’t have net neutrality here. (Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, China, France, Israel, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Portugal, Russia, South Korea, and Slovenia also do not have net neutrality)

It makes me wonder how the “loss” of net neutrality would actually play out. Here in Canada, what’s common is speed throttling. Watch too much streaming video and speed will be throttled unless you pay increasingly more.

The conversations I’ve read about the net neutrality talk about the slow lane and the fast lane (in layman’s terms) — but I wonder if that’s how it would actually be implemented, or whether work-arounds like the one you’re suggesting would result in a system more like what we have north of the border, where usage gets throttled.

One thing I’ve learned is that no matter where you live, what the government says and what government does are not always the same.

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