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I never thought I’d get to see club penguin’s iceberg tip but here we are, probably 10 years since I stopped believing it was possible, and dreams have come true. (Excuse the sniff in the middle - I was holding back tears)

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Net neutrality is in danger —  and it could affect your ability to play games online

  • The days of playing online games on your standard internet plan may be in danger if a new proposal from the Federal Communications Commission is passed.
  • Under the FCC chairman’s proposed rollback of net neutrality rules enacted in 2015, cable and internet providers might theoretically be able to charge more based on how you use the internet — and it would have big implications for the gaming world.
  • Recently, the FCC’s chairman, Ajit Pai, proposed a rollback for a number of regulations enacted in 2015 intended to keep the internet “open and fair,” according to CNN.
  • These regulations are meant to preserve net neutrality — the idea that your internet provider can’t charge more based on the sites people visit and services they use. Pai’s proposition, if enacted, would get rid of those regulations.
  • If Pai has his way, regulations that prevent your internet service provider from charging you according to the online services you use will go away.
  • If that happens, your ISP might start looking for ways to milk more money out of you. For example, it could theoretically throttle your download speeds from Steam or make your internet connection to Battle.net slower once you hit a certain data cap. Read more (5/10/17)

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