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FCC chairman defends repeal of net neutrality in front of skeptical Wilmington tech workers
Many Delaware tech workers listening to the FCC Chairman Ajit Pai were skeptical of – or even disagreed with – data he presented.
governmentLies  governmentIncompetence  trumpAristocracy  netNeutrality 
9 days ago by joeybaker
Congress introduces ‘Save the Internet Act’ to overturn Ajit Pai’s disastrous net neutrality repeal and help keep the Internet 🔥
Fight for the Future is dedicated to protecting and expanding the Internet’s transformative power in our lives by creating civic campaigns that are engaging for millions of people.
netNeutrality  governmentIncompetence  win 
13 days ago by joeybaker
Ajit Pai's FCC insists that ignoring consumers and gutting oversight of major ISPs dramatically boosted network investment. Reality suggests something else entirely.
Ajit Pai’s FCC insists that ignoring consumers and gutting oversight of major ISPs dramatically boosted network investment. Reality suggests something else entirely.
netNeutrality  governmentLies  governmentIncompetence  corporateIndemnity  corporateCorruption  ISP 
25 days ago by joeybaker
Court rejects FCC request to delay net neutrality case
A federal appeals court denied the Federal Communications Commission’s request to postpone oral arguments in a court battle over the agency’s decision to repeal its net neutrality rules.
netNeutrality  governmentOverreach  judicialImpotence  judicialIncompetence  win 
8 weeks ago by joeybaker
The FCC Has Made the Same Mistake for Text Messaging That It Did for Net Neutrality
Almost exactly a year ago, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to strip net neutrality protections from the Internet and reclassify Internet Service Providers as an “information service” rather than a “common carrier” telecommunications one. This year, the FCC has voted to classify...
governmentIncompetence  ISP  corporateIndemnity  netNeutrality 
december 2018 by joeybaker
Last-Minute Push to Restore Net Neutrality Stymied by Democrats Flush With Telecom Cash.
Net neutrality proponents now have less than two weeks to convince 38 House lawmakers to support an effort to overturn the Federal Communications Commission’s repeal of net neutrality. Seventeen of those votes could come from Democrats who have yet to sign on—all of whom have received significant contributions from internet service providers such as Comcast.
netNeutrality  oligarchy  corruptedPolitics 
december 2018 by joeybaker
U.S. declines in internet freedom rankings, thanks to net neutrality repeal and fake news
If you need a safe haven on the internet, where the pipes are open and the freedoms are plentiful — you might want to move to Estonia or Iceland. The latest “internet freedoms” rankings are out, courtesy of Freedom House’s annual report into the state of internet freedoms and pers…
netNeutrality  censorship 
november 2018 by joeybaker
New York Attorney General Subpoenas Industry Groups, Lobbyists Over Fake Net Neutrality Comments
The New York Attorney General’s office has subpoenaed “more than a dozen telecommunications trade groups, lobbying contractors and Washington advocacy organizations,” the New York Times reported on Tuesday, seeking to determine whether they were behind the flood of fake public comments submitted before the Federal Communication Commission’s decision to revoke net neutrality rules last year.
netNeutrality  corporateCorruption  corporateLies  judicialImpotence 
october 2018 by joeybaker
Oh Look, The FCC Is Lying Again In Its Latest Court Filings On Net Neutrality
As the FCC gears up for legal battle against the numerous net neutrality lawsuits headed its way, its latest filing with the courts acts as a sort of a greatest hits of the agency’s biggest fallacies to date. 23 State AGs have sued the FCC...
netNeutrality  governmentLies 
october 2018 by joeybaker
Cities of Chicago, Boston, Seattle + 24 Others Join the Fight for Net Neutrality
As California inches closer to passing a tough net neutrality law, 27 cities and counties are supporting a lawsuit over the FCC’s net neutrality repeal.
netNeutrality  popularism  localizedGovernment 
september 2018 by joeybaker
Twenty-two states ask U.S. appeals court to reinstate 'net neutrality' rules
A group of 22 state attorneys general and the District of Columbia late Monday asked a U.S. appeals court to reinstate the Obama administration’s 2015 landmark net neutrality rules and reject the Trump administration’s efforts to preempt states from imposing their own rules guaranteeing an open internet.
netNeutrality 
august 2018 by joeybaker
Brett Kavanaugh Chose Corporations Over the Public in a Major Net Neutrality Fight
Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court, will have his Senate confirmation hearings next month. An exacting look at his judicial record is crucial to understand where he stands on issues of critical importance to the American people. In one such case, United States Telecom Association. v. FCC, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals was called upon to review the constitutionality of the Federal Communications Commission’s net neutrality regulations from 2015. Kavanaugh’s dissenting opinion places a troublingly limited value on the free speech interests of the public relative to those of internet service providers.In his United States Telecom dissent, Kavanaugh acknowledges the importance of the net neutrality issue, writing that:The FCC’s 2015 net neutrality rule is one of the most consequential regulations ever issued by any executive or independent agency in the history of the United States. The rule transforms the Internet … prohibiting Internet service providers from exercising ed
corporateIndemnity  ISP  netNeutrality  trumpAristocracy 
august 2018 by joeybaker
'Complete Joke': Democrats Ripped for Totally Failing to Grill FCC Chair Ajit Pai Over Net Neutrality Cyberattack Lies
“There were many opportunities to talk about how the FCC misled the press and mistreated reporters. That should have been the story of this hearing, but they didn’t make Pai sweat nearly enough.”
governmentIncompetence  governmentLies  netNeutrality 
august 2018 by joeybaker
Republican Intros Bill That Would Turn Net Neutrality Into Law
Republican Representative Mike Coffman introduced a bill that would turn the basic principles of net neutrality into law earlier this week, having debuted
netNeutrality  win 
july 2018 by joeybaker
California's Net Neutrality Bill Is Strong Again Because You Spoke Out
After a hearing that stripped California’s gold standard net neutrality bill of much of its protections, California legislators have negotiated new amendments that restore the vast majority of those protections to the bill. The big ISPs and their money did not defeat the voices of the many, many...
ISP  corruptedPolitics  popularism  popularUnrest  netNeutrality  win 
july 2018 by joeybaker
Remember that California Democrat who helped AT&T eviscerate a net neutrality bill? We’re gonna put up a billboard in his district
Last Wednesday, California Assemblymember Miguel Santiago became internet infamous for eviscerating the California net neutrality bill SB…
netNeutrality  corruptedPolitics  popularUnrest 
june 2018 by joeybaker
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