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Earlier this week, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announced his plan to repeal the 2015 Open Internet Order, which prevented internet service providers (ISPs) from blocking or prioritising certain traffic, and reclassified providers as "common carriers". Up to that moment, Pai had kept reasonably quiet about how he planned to dismantle net neutrality, saying only that he favoured an open internet but opposed the reclassification of ISPs as common carriers.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

Earlier this week, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announced his plan to repeal the 2015 Open Internet Order, which prevented internet service providers (ISPs) from blocking or prioritising certain traffic, and reclassified providers as "common carriers". Up to that moment, Pai had kept reasonably quiet about how he planned to dismantle net neutrality, saying only that he favoured an open internet but opposed the reclassification of ISPs as common carriers.