“Net neutrality,” says John Oliver. “The only two words that promise more boredom in the English language are ‘featuring Sting.'”
At least he went into it with his eyes open. Over the next 13 minutes, Oliver offers perhaps the clearest, and definitely the funniest, explanation of net neutrality — and why it’s so endangered. It’s worth watching. For more on net neutrality, read Vox’s card stack. And for more on the fast lane/slow lane issues that Oliver explains so enjoyably — and that net neutrality rules may not address — read Tim Lee’s excellent featureon the subject.