Objection noted, and recorded as irrelevant. The follow up is that these municipalities does in fact have quite a bit of leverage over the ISPs / CableCos. If the ISP or CableCo gets kicked out of that market, they've lost. Enough people complain to the municipality, that's exactly what'll happen.
No, Net Neutrality doesn't have anything to do with the Fairness doctrine, except that you are trusting the same government agency that came up with the Fairness Doctrine with your precious Net Neutrality. Frankly, they've not earned that trust, at least not from me.
The development of the Internet was in fact funded by the government, research by the DoD / DARPA, but by and large, the government has kept it's fingers off of it, and that's probably why it's doing as well as it has been. I'd much rather keep it that way.
Besides, the temporary traffic issue that causes all this concern has been resolved, as they all will be, because too much of a stand off that goes on too long will damage both businesses, and they know it.
No, we really don't need the federal government, or a federal government agency involved in how an ISP handles it's network traffic. That's just ridiculous.