Visitors to sites like Netflix, Etsy, Reddit and Digg will find something a bit different online today.
These sites and more are participating in something known as Internet Slowdown Day.
Related: Net neutrality: Why your favorite sites will 'slow down' today
It's a digital protest in support of net neutrality--"to funnel the public's attention to the Federal Communication Commission's on-going rulemaking on open Internet principles and practices, the Washington Post reports.
Washington Post's Nancy Scola writes for the The Switch blog and shares more.