Tag Archives: Net Neutrality

Big Cable’s Sledgehammer Is Coming Down

Get ready to go back to the old days of metered Internet if Big Cable and Big Telco have their way. How about some throwback AOL-style junk mail clogging your postbox?

“Comcast-exclusive deal for new subscribers: Get 500 hours free!”

Why usage-based billing is a threat to the open internet, and what can be done to stop it

Source: Big Cable’s Sledgehammer Is Coming Down — Backchannel — Medium

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A web with no links? Save The Link

This already tried to pass in Europe. It almost won. Don’t say it can’t happen.

Imagine a world without links. That’s what you’re in for if Big Media lobbyists get their way. Help us save our right to link at http://SaveTheLink.org

Source: A web with no links? Save The Link

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Stopping the Comcast–Time Warner Merger Is Only the Start

The demise of the merger is unqualified good news for content producers. But what about cable and broadband customers?

Source: Stopping the Comcast–Time Warner Merger Is Only the Start – The New Yorker

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Once Upon a Time, There Was One Internet and It Was Open to Everyone… | WIRED

In its most basic form, the Internet is open sharing and access to information. Openness and free competition driven by innovation is great for consumers, businesses and economies, but it’s coming under increasing risk.

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It’s The Final Countdown

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A New Net-Neutrality Battle Brews Over…Text Messages

When Verizon pulled the plug on Gene Lew’s company, it gave no warning. At first, Lew thought some sort of router had crashed inside the network. “It wasn’t until we did a lot of digging,” Lew says, “we found out that someone turned the switch off.”

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All Hell Breaks Loose On Ted Cruz’s FB Page As Conservatives Go On The Attack

While I’m not a fan of the partisan tone of the publication, it’s great to note when we can come together in solidarity against a blithering idiot. While I know that the responses featured are cherry-picked, it gives me great hope to know that there are some decent, right-thinking people out there that don’t blindly follow the “party line”.

I know that we on the left are used to lashing out at the Tea Party and Ted Cruzes in our country, but when even his own team is calling him out, it makes me think that maybe, just maybe, there is hope for this nation.

(via Liberals Unite)

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