Net Neutrality Archives

Net Neutrality Rules in Washington State?

Nothing good will come out of Washington D.C. for another three years.  However, there is hope at the state-level.  It had not occurred to me that the State of Washington might try to pass its own net neutrality laws to maintain free speech on the internet.  Thanks Matt for speaking out this. For his announcement to run the 9th, see this post.

Just this morning, the FCC moved forward with its undemocratic decision to ignore the collective voice of the American people, and voted on party lines to repeal Net Neutrality consumer protections that safeguard the marketplace of ideas and the free flow of information on the Internet.

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Trump’s FCC Plans to End Net Nuetrality

I received this from Senator Maria Cantwell today about Trump’s efforts to end net neutrality.

If the Trump administration gets its way, your internet is about to get a whole lot slower.

In tw‌o da‌ys, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai will be holding a vote to destroy President Obama’s net neutrality and open internet protections. Once those are gone, cable companies and service providers will be able to create a two-tiered internet — a fast lane for the corporations willing to pay and a slow lane for the rest of us.

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