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The Man Who Would Kill Net Neutrality

Trump’s FCC Chair Ajit Pai said he would like to” take a weed whacker” to FCC regulations making internet providers common carriers.  

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Save Net Neutrality!

Editor’s note: The following is an email from former FCC Commissioner Michael Copps. Copps tenure was highlighted by his continual fight to to end corporate dominance of the media and put the media back into the hands of the common … Continue reading

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President Obama Thanks Activists For Net Neutrality

Blog for Iowa would also like to say congratulations and thank you to all of the internet users in Iowa who contacted the FCC on the issue of net neutrality.  It is because you participated that the free and open … Continue reading

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FCC Chair Tom Wheeler: Redefining Broadband Will Help 53 Million Rural Americans

fastcompany.com/fcc-signals-intent-on-net-neutrality-decision-redefines-broadband After months of hemming and hawing, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler indicated yesterday that he would advocate a net neutrality policy compatible with President Obama’s vision for treating the Internet as a public utility and prohibit Internet service … Continue reading

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The President Comes Out Swinging Today For Net Neutrality

Read President Obama’s statement today on Net Neutrality:  (scroll down to watch video) An open Internet is essential to the American economy, and increasingly to our very way of life. By lowering the cost of launching a new idea, igniting … Continue reading

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Sports And Net Neutrality

“Fast lanes would serve only one purpose,” said Michael J. Mellis of MLB (Major League Baseball) Advanced Media LP in a public comment to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regarding net neutrality. “For Broadband ISPs to receive an economic windfall.” … Continue reading

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Tell The FCC To Save Net Neutrality

Submit your comment: Tell the FCC to save Net Neutrality By Howard Dean A free and open Internet is under attack — and time is running out to save it. The Federal Communications Commission is taking public comment on their … Continue reading

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#NoSlowLane

There is still time to save the free and open internet from ruin. Watch Senator Al Franken give the best explanation so far of what fast lanes and slow lanes will mean in practical terms, and why they will destroy … Continue reading

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People Turn Out For Reclassification And Real Net Neutrality

The fight to save the internet is in its final stage as of yesterday. The FCC has voted for 120 days of public input. This is going to take all of us. Please participate by contacting the FCC, President Obama, … Continue reading

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What Did The FCC Decide Today?

FCC Approves Plan to Allow for Paid Priority on Internet Source: Washington Post OR FCC Votes to Move Ahead on Net Neutrality Plan Source:  New York Times The only certainty at this point is that the Democratic commissioners including chairman … Continue reading

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