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that guy) explains the fundamental issue briefly and clearly:
Net Neutrality: This is serious
When I invented the Web, I didn't have to ask anyone's permission. Now, hundreds of millions of people are using it freely. I am worried that that is going end in the USA.The companies pushing against the principle of Net Neutrality are depending heavily on the general population's lack of familiarity with that history -- a few years ago, net neutrality was the rule of the road, enabling all sorts of invention and communication to flourish.
They also a typical U.S. meme that 'regulation is bad', which is incredibly oversimplifying... Berners-Lee handles that this way:
Yes, regulation to keep the Internet open is regulation. And mostly, the Internet thrives on lack of regulation. But some basic values have to be preserved.Josh Marshall has a page tracking which Senators support/oppose/haven't-said.
Firedoglake has a list of Senators it would be useful to call (if you are a constituent of theirs), with phone numbers. Politics--Policy 2 comment(s)
We wanted to design a place that feels like your home,” says Zuckerberg.“A place you’re proud to call your home.
hi, We wanted to design a place that feels like your home,” says Zuckerberg.“A place you’re proud to call your home. boys suitsAdd a comment...
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