Category Archives: Internet Issues

Reminder: This Election Could Decide Net Neutrality

Net Neutrality – hope you haven’t forgotten about it. Currently, the FCC has the ability to determine whether the internet is classified as either an information service or a telecommunications service. If the internet is defined as an information service, … Continue reading

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Media News: More Mergers, Less Players And Net Neutrality Still On The Ropes

  Gannett and GateHouse: USA Today, The Des Moines Register and The Iowa City Press-Citizen are newspapers that most iowans are familiar with. These papers are also some of the big names for newspaper industry Gannett. USA Today is fairly … Continue reading

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Amy Klobuchar: From The Heartland

NBC News, MSNBC and Telemundo will host the first 2020 presidential primary debate in June of 2019. This is the twelfth in a series of BFIA’s coverage and commentary of the announcement speeches by the declared Democratic candidates for president … Continue reading

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Thank You Once Again, Congressman Loebsack!

From Candace Clement at Another victory for Net Neutrality! The Save the Internet Act passed its second major hurdle in Congress and could be headed to a full floor vote as early as next week. We’ve got momentum and … Continue reading

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Losing Internet Neutrality: The Worst Is Yet To Come

Video @ 5 minutes We are two weeks away from losing internet neutrality. Monday June 11th is the date that the reigns of the internet are handed over to the corporations in this country. Expect them to wring out every … Continue reading

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Vote To End Net Neutrality Scheduled For December 14th

Merry Christmas from the extreme right No one likes cable or satellite TV service. Think you will like it when the internet is like that? ~10 minutes One of the least discussed issues at stake during last year’s election was … Continue reading

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End Of Net Neutrality Nearing Just Before Thanksgiving

On November 22nd, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is likely to announce the new rules they’ll use to end the Internet as we know it.1 Continue reading

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ICYMI: Ajit Pai Reconfirmed For Five Years

From This Week Tonight from last May 20 minutes Expect An All Out Assault On Internet Neutrality Next From Lucia at Yesterday (Monday) the Senate reconfirmed Trump’s FCC chairman, Ajit Pai. The 52–41 vote split mostly along party lines, with … Continue reading

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Destroying Net Neutrality

From: Lucia,  Contact you senators to reject Ajit Pai FCC Chairman Ajit Pai is against Net Neutrality and affordable internet access. What’s he for? Letting a racist media empire get even more reach and power. Now some good news: … Continue reading

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Flood The FCC With Comments For Net Neutrality

Action Alert from former FCC Commissioner Michael Copps: Donald Trump’s new Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman wants to give big cable companies like Comcast and Verizon the power to censor what you can see and say online, or to charge … Continue reading

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