interstellactic-studios: Net Neutrality Update: The Repeal Rules Are Being Registered Today, But…

interstellactic-studios:

Net Neutrality Update: The Repeal Rules Are Being Registered Today, But The Fight Is Not Over!

Hi everyone, it’s been a long time since I’ve done an NN Update. The news has stated the rules will officially be put into action on April 23rd.

As some of you may have seen by what I reblog or have heard from other sources, today is the day the Net Neutrality Repeal will be officially added into the registry in America. Our time to prepare for this was reset, and now we have a bit longer to fight extra hard!

Guys, we all don’t know how things will turn out once the repeal rules start taking effect, but hopefully it won’t be as terrible as anticipated and we can all still stay online at least with the free slow stream for the websites that are unable to afford the fast lane, and hopfully no information will be blocked.

I encourage you all not to panic again, as that will lead to nothing but Hysteria and drive focus away from keeping the fight going in the right direction like before.

So, I was informed Wifi Routers can also be a source of data throttling so there really isn’t a way to get out of this unless you’re a genius who created your own router for yourself somehow, or if you live somewhere where the Internet is still protected and free.

Possible Solutions: I believe, if I’ve heard correctly, that this is an election year. If that’s the case we may be able to solve this sooner than we hoped. Trump supports the repeal, and Ajit Pai is Trump’s FCC Chairman. If we can play our cards right this time, unlike last year im the Presidential Debate with all the fools who voted for Trump and most likely regret that decision now.

I was informed that this year is another election year, but since the Presidential Debate was last year, this is most likely for other elected officials like Senators and Representatives. If I was indeed informed correctly, this means we can get the negative officials who are against the majority of voices for protecting Net Neutrality out of office. Then we can hopefully vote in people who know what they’re doing is not for themselves, but for us, the people.

So, not only can we aim for electing people into office who also support the people and will try to fix what the Trump Administration has broken, we may be able to fix the problem here over time, and hopefully help out Canada as well to save their NN.

We cannot forget that the FCC is also still being sued by over a dozen states, so supporting that legal action is still a huge event in our fight.

I cannot stress enough the importance of avoiding panic. Please try not to let your emotions cause you to commit violence that you might regret, or cause you to spread panic to others.

STAND STRONG AND KEEP FIGHTING FOR OUR RIGHT TO A FREE AND OPEN INTERNET!!! DO NOT LET THEM TAKE AWAY ANOTHER POSITIVE THING FROM OUR COUNTRY JUST BECAUSE OF THEIR OWN SELFISH REASONS

We, The People, are NOT playing pieces of a monopoly board game.

Our Senators, Our Representatives, Our Congress, Our President, should not be taking away what basically all of the people support.

THIS IS WRONG, LIKE SO MANY OTHER ACTIONS OUR PRESIDENT HAS CAUSED AND/OR ALLOWED TO TAKE PLACE SIMPLY BECAUSE IT IS SOMETHING HE DOES NOT LIKE OR WAS MADE BY SOMEONE HE DOES NOT LIKE.

The battle we have been fighting with trying to win over our Congress members and sign petitions is at a pause with progress, and attention has been weakening toward the topic. The time for preparation isn’t completely gone yet, and now is an important time to keep fighting.

We should not have to beg for OUR GOVERNMENT’S ELECTED OFFICIALS to do the right thing!!!

I believe in everyone, there is still hope, there is still a battle to be had, we can still save it.

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rcmmacgregor: We expect to be in control of our internet…

rcmmacgregor:

We expect to be in control of our internet experience. When we use the Internet, we want Net Neutrality. Net Neutrality is the fundamental principle that prohibits internet service providers like AT&T, Comcast and Verizon from speeding up, slowing down or blocking any content, applications or websites you want to use. The upshot is that ISPs could censor information, or slow down access to those who cannot shell out big bucks to access it at top/ideal speeds. This will make things difficult for small businesses that sell/market online, for people to apply for jobs or to colleges, and/or to organise against or for issues they want to protest or promote.

Congress Must Step In to Save Net Neutrality | American Civil Liberties Union

Congress Must Step In to Save Net Neutrality | American Civil Liberties Union:

thehooliganhangoutspot:

(Submission) Nerd here: Another Net Neutrality post
(sorry guys ?) But above is a link ☝? to another petition that can be signed as a letter to congress to save the free internet within 60 days.

Also some good news! I read an article stating that a bunch of states are suing the FCC to protect Net Neutrality. Lead by New York State, 18 attorneys general from the states of Virginia, Delaware, Hawaii, California, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Iowa, Illinois, Maryland, Maine, Mississippi, Oregon, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Rhode Island, Washington, Vermont and the District of Columbia. Are joining in too! And there’s expectation to be more states added later.

Another thing we can do is text “BATTLE” to 384-387 to convince congress to overturn the repeal using the Congressional Review Act.

staff: shaolinbynature: “Particularly damning is what today’s repeal will mean for marginalized…

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shaolinbynature:

“Particularly damning is what today’s repeal will mean for marginalized groups, like communities of color, that rely on platforms like the internet to communicate, because traditional outlets do not consider their issues or concerns, worthy of any coverage. It was through social media that the world first heard about Ferguson, Missouri, because legacy news outlets did not consider it important until the hashtag started trending.” –  Mignon Clyburn, FCC Commissioner for Net Neutrality 

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Today the FCC voted 3-2 to kill the net neutrality rules you helped pass back in 2015

Let’s not kid ourselves: This is a major setback in our fight for a free and open internet. But It’s not the end. Not for us, and we hope not for you. 

Net neutrality is too important to be subject to the whims of any administration. We need legislative action. 

Go to Battle For The Net to get connected directly to your Senators or Representatives. If we work together, we can get it done. Again! 

Here’s more from Commissioner Clyburn this morning:

I am optimistic, that we will look back on today’s vote as an aberration, a temporary deviation from the bipartisan path, that has served us so well. I don’t know whether this plan will be vacated by a court, reversed by Congress, or overturned by a future Commission. But I do believe that its days are numbered. (Verge)

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Are you serious? No way. Stop this and start listening to the public. Do not end Net Neutrality. Do not allow blocking, throttling and discrimination. Do not leave us at the mercy of the phone and cable companies. Don’t do it! Tear up this proposal. Cancel the vote in December. Leave Title II and the open internet alone.

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