. . . except of course when it comes to large corporate entities that control access to the Internet. The recent FCC ruling is not about allowing consumers equal access to all content. It is about effective monopolies and influence by large corporate lobbying. It is in fact anti-competitive.
You can find information that confuses the issue, which is really about treating ISPs as common carriers. The best description that I have found about the issues comes from a webcast by Leo Laporte – his techguy podcast #1449. Here’s a link if you have an interest.