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Net Neutrality Wins Big!

The FCC has classified the Internet as a public utility – to keep it fast, fair and open.

Internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile must now act in the ‘public interest’ when providing a mobile connection to your home or phone, under rules approved Thursday by a divided Federal Communications Commission.

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#NetNeutrality ......Pandora's Box.

Today was an extremely significant day. Today is the day that our Freedom of Speech will begin to erode. The FCC today, approved sweeping regulations championed by President Obama on how Americans use and do business on the Internet aka net neutrality. 632 more words

Politics

Happy Net Neutrality Day!

It’s an important day in the history of the Internet. Despite enormous pressure from the Big Media corporations, the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) bowed to the democratic pressure of millions of Internet users. 437 more words

Media And The Digital Divide

Hooray! Internet Service is a Public Utility (or: Why the Unregulated Free Market Just Doesn't Cut It)

Awesome.  I try to keep this blog more practical than theoretical, and throwing more echoes into the chamber is probably pointless, but thank you, FCC, for doing the right thing. 1,306 more words

Information Technology

FCC approves net neutrality rules for broadband Internet

Proponents of net neutrality scored a major victory Thursday when the Federal Communications Commission voted to pass tough new rules meant to regulate high-speed Internet providers and ensure an open Internet. 618 more words

Tech

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'Mobile wireless is for data sipping, not gulping'

As I said the other night, the shifting of tectonic plates beneath acceptance of net neutrality have startled the telecom world. Tim Wu: 263 more words

FCC adopts Net Neutrality rules, classifies Internet as public utility | La FCC adopta normas de neutralidad en la red y clasifica Internet como servicio público

[EN]: In a historic ruling, the FCC has decided in a 3-2 vote to classify the Internet as a public utility for the very first time today, in an effort to provide equal access to the Web for everyone. 848 more words

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