Originally published in Education Week on December 1, 2017.
“There’s ‘no evidence that ISPs have any interest in blocking or throttling content’ in education, Campbell said. Leaving aside the public blowback that would come in throttling content to schools, he said, internet providers would not have an economic incentive to treat K-12 districts unfairly.’
‘There seems to be this assumption that ISPs would block, simply for a whim,’ Campbell said. ‘Whimsy just doesn’t frighten me…I would see the risk to schools as zero, as a result of this order.'”