If you use the Internet (and you’re reading this, so let’s go ahead and agree that you do), understanding net neutrality is a must. Today, the FCC voted to approve the Open Internet Order. This historic ruling is a big deal for many reasons. Not only because there has been such little regulation in the past, but also because there are some very big parties and opinions on either side of the argument.
To help you better comprehend what this whole ‘net neutrality argument’ is about, it’s important to have an understanding of the history of the Internet, and how it works. The brilliant minds at Mashable created this easy-to-understand cartoon to help paint the picture of how net neutrality fits into our everyday lives, and why today’s decision is so huge.