The FCC is only allowed to change existing policies if they can show evidence of some change in facts, so at yesterday’s bomb-threat haunted hearing to destroy Net Neutrality, Trump FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and his Republican colleagues made a pro-forma recitation of the reasons justifying his extreme actions.
These reasons were lies.
The net neutrality vote has sparked protests and petitions.Image: Carolyn Kaster/AP/REX/Shutterstock By Tim Chester2017-12-15 22:51:23 UTC We knew it was likely, but that hasn’t made it any more popular. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to kill net neutrality Thursday, ushering in an era of new power for internet providers. Now people are calling forRead More
Trump’s neutracidal FCC Chairman Ajit Pai says he wants to kill net neutrality and replace it with “disclosures,” where ISPs tell you, somewhere in the fine print, how they’re fucking you. That way, you can just choose a good ISP and the bad ones will be punished by the market.
This willRead More
Cher, queen of Twitter.Image: Lokman lhan/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images By Johnny Lieu2017-11-22 05:09:31 UTC Cher ain’t got time for anything threatening a free and open internet. The Federal Communications Commission plans to repeal net neutrality rules instilled by the Obama administration, with widespread concerns that the move will end the internet as we know it. NetRead More
Yesterday’s Net Neutrality day marked unprecedented public participation in the formerly fatally dull realm of telcoms policy, as 1.6 million Americans sent the FCC comments supporting Net Neutrality.
Today, the Internet went all out in support of net neutrality. Hundreds of popular websites featured pop-ups suggesting that those sites had been blockedRead More