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Protests Planned Nationwide as Vote on FCC’s ‘Catastrophic’ Plan to Kill Net Neutrality Looms

Posted by on December 5, 2017 in Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Protests Planned Nationwide as Vote on FCC’s ‘Catastrophic’ Plan to Kill Net Neutrality Looms

With the FCC set to vote on chairman Ajit Pai’s plan to kill neutrality in just over a week, a diverse coalition—ranging from consumer protection organizations to progressive lawmakers to Harvard professors—have denounced the FCC’s proposals and are scheduling nationwide protests to combat the agency’s move to let massive telecom companies “cash in on the internet” at the expense of consumers.

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FCC Announces Plan To End Net Neutrality – What You Need to Know and Do

Posted by on November 23, 2017 in Government, Policies with 0 Comments
FCC Announces Plan To End Net Neutrality – What You Need to Know and Do

The FCC announced plans to repeal net neutrality rules that required broadband companies to allow consumers access to all corners of the internet. Under the proposed legislation, companies could block websites, control the speed at which certain sites load, and even charge additional fees for higher-quality streaming, all to ultimately influence consumers’ online activity. We all need to fight this and we need to do it now if we want to save the internet.

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Who Trusts This Government to Regulate the Internet?

Posted by on November 18, 2014 in Government, Internet Control with 1 Comment
Who Trusts This Government to Regulate the Internet?

The principle of net neutrality is easy to understand and support; to treat the delivery all data equally. This has been the status quo. Works great. Few oppose that, but supporting the principle of net neutrality is not the same thing as supporting the government’s plan to enforce that principle.

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The FCC’s Flimsy Defense of Fake Net Neutrality

Posted by on May 4, 2014 in Government with 0 Comments
The FCC’s Flimsy Defense of Fake Net Neutrality

Try as he might to convince people that he’s on the right course, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler doesn’t seem to grasp one basic problem: Encouraging online discrimination in the name of the open Internet is unacceptable. Yet that’s exactly what his plan would do: allow Internet service providers to charge new fees to content companies for preferential treatment.

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If We Act Now, We Can Stop the FCC’s Horrific Proposal to End Net Neutrality

Posted by on May 4, 2014 in Government with 0 Comments
If We Act Now, We Can Stop the FCC’s Horrific Proposal to End Net Neutrality

If we act NOW, we can ensure a free, open and equal Internet for the 21 st Century. On Wednesday, May 15 the FCC will vote on a proposal to end net neutrality and impose class-based Internet discrimination, but we have the power to stop them. To ensure the Internet we want, we must take action today!

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