Today was a big day for the Internet. You might have noticed "Net Neutrality" trending in places like Twitter and Facebook throughout yesterday and early this morning. "WTF is that?" you asked yourself. Well, it's something good—the Federal Communications Commission just decided in a 3-2 vote to reclassify broadband as a utility under Title II regulation and... Already lost in all that technical jargon? Don't worry, the battle over Net Neutrality has been brewing for months, and includes a ton of politicians, corporations, Netflix, and lots of money. To put it simply, there's a lot that led up to the FCC's decision today. So, what the hell is Net Neutrality, and what's the fuss all about?
Here's a run down of what's happened to this point, and what it means for the future.