GreatCollections Coin Auctions and Rare Coins
Home > GC Helpdesk > GreatCollections News  > A Important Note About Net Neutrality
GC Helpdesk
All the latest news about GreatCollections, including Press Releases.
Just joined GreatCollections? Here you will find out useful information for new members.
Learn everything you need to know about bidding and buying coins and numismatic products through GreatCollections
Learn everything you need to know about selling coins, bullion and other items through GreatCollections
Learn everything you need to know about notification, form of payments accepted and shipping informations
Information about My Account at GreatCollections and general Membership questions.
Learn more about all of the services we offer at GreatCollections, your full service auction and discounts
Throughout our listings, there are abbreviations about coins, such as VAMs, Overton numbers, pedigree
Learn more about how to contact us regarding our website and coins being offered.
A Important Note About Net Neutrality
Ian Russell on Tue, Dec 12, 2017 06:12:19 AM
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is about to vote to end net neutrality, breaking the fundamental principle of the open Internet supported by Amazon, Google, Facebook, Netflix and GreatCollections. Only a flood of calls to Congress can stop the internet changing as we know it.

It has the potential to limit access or reduce speeds of websites loading to users.  The major cable companies would be in complete control of what websites you could visit.  They could makes some websites faster or slower at their discretion.

What this means to coins?  It's difficult to predict, but one major concern is that the major cable companies could limit the number of high resolution images you could download from each website on a monthly basis.

Click here for more information, and to see what you can do to help

99.9% of the U.S. population would be at a disadvantage if net neutrality ends.

Ian Russell