@Jeff, looks like most of your commenters have more information on this one than you, this time.
As one said, I too am surprised you fell into this naive trap, designed to grab the imagination of the non-techies.
One VERY important element, absolutely inherent and critical to proper functioning of well-performing networks, is Quality of Service (QoS).
Net Neutrality effectively makes QoS illegal. And that’s really the only thing it can accomplish.
If an ISP really wanted to harm your bandwidth, it would be trivial to do so, and in such a way that it would be impossible to prove it. This is just like it is impossible to optimize metrics on programmers…
Hmm, now you got me thinking, could it be that it’s secretly AT&T that’s behind the Net Neutrality? That’s one way to kill all the VOIP traffic (which depends on QoS, and would be practically impossible - or at least unusable - without it)… And thus get back control of the Bell monopoly…
Really, that’s the only thing that makes any sort of sense (except maybe a soviet plot to destroy our infrastructure).
Please, Jeff, look into this again, and come back with a retraction / correction.