The Open Internet & the Freedom of Speech

How to win TV broadcasters' support for network neutrality

The answer is simple: abolish must-carry. With must-carry, broadcasters don't need network neutrality because they have something better: preferred access into every cable, telco, and satellite subscription home in America. Take away must-carry, and they'd be beating down the door of every member of Congress and FCC member to sanctify network neutrality as an inherent right of every American and as American as apple ...more »

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Professional Artists Will Be Screwed Without Network Neutrality

In addition to the important aspects of this issue already stated via others (free speech, the importance of having "well-connected citizenry" in terms of maintaining a democracy, etc.) ... Due to media consolidation, without The Internets my career as an film director / artist would not exist. Small-medium business artists would further suffer and be stamped out, not to mention be censored, without an open Net. We've ...more »

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