Ajit Pai: The greatest threat to the internet is Silicon Valley, not ISPs
One day after the anniversary of the end of net neutrality, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai took shots at Silicon Valley tech giants suggesting that they are the ones controlling what consumers see online, not the internet service providers.
“The greatest threat to a free and open internet has been the unregulated Silicon Valley tech giants that do, in fact, today decide what you see and what you don’t,” Pai said. “There’s no transparency. There’s no consumer protections and I think bipartisan members of both congressional chambers have now come to that realization.”
The statement came during Wednesday’s Senate Commerce Committee hearing, where commissioners fielded questions on net neutrality, broadband mapping, and…