Campaign: Nondiscrimination

The Debate so far, and a better solution than FCC regulation.

Since 2006 there has been a cycling debate over how the Internet should work. Should all data traveling over the network be treated about the same? Or, is Google getting a free lunch, and have its service degraded along with other ungrateful content providers abusing little old AT&T’s network (Buzz Out Loud 02/08/2006). The debate has changed since then from a hypothetical problem over “Google’s free lunch” (Buzz Out ...more »

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Campaign: The Open Internet & Public Engagement

Open, free, accessible internet is critical re climate change

IDEA TITLE: Open, free, accessible internet is critical in re: climate change IDEA PREMISE: An open, free and non-commercially controlled internet goes hand-in-hand with access to un-skewed factual information, which is an absolute necessity as our current level of civilization enters another of our ancient Earth’s episodic global upheavals. IDEA ARGUMENT: Just as fighting disease epidemics or terrorism require fast, ...more »

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Campaign: Reasonable Network Management

NAT Errors- Port Blocking - Internet Throttling

Some companies (ie. Digis, Jab Wireless) cause NAT errors - in other words it blocks all incoming ports besides besides HTTP. How is that for open internet? Please consider this. Those same companies also slow internet traffic down based on usage. These companies should be regulated to fix these problems so that most of the internet isn't blocked. No suitable IP is provided by the ISP, and I believe that this is causing ...more »

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Campaign: Law Enforcement, Public Safety, and National Security

Open internet is of critical significance in re: climate change

100113 WJM “new idea” for the Open Internet petition ________________ IDEA TITLE: Open internet critical in re: climate change IDEA PREMISE: An open, free and non-commercial internet goes hand-in-hand with access to un-skewed factual information, which is an absolute necessity as our current level of civilization enters another of our ancient Earth’s episodic global upheavals. IDEA ARGUMENT: Just as fighting disease ...more »

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Campaign: The Open Internet & the Freedom of Speech

Net Neutrality needs us, indy musicians and public agree

Stand up for the public interest, promote democracy online by protecting Net Neutrality which benefits independent labels, independent musicians and the American public. Stop Internet censorship by American ISPs and ensure no lawful content can be discriminated against on the Web by big ISPs that includes AT&T blocking Skype and Vonage iPhone applications from their wireless EDGE and 3G networks due to competitive reasons. ...more »

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Campaign: The Open Internet & Innovation

Restore Net Neutrality protections and extend them to wireless

Net Neutrality is essential -- by the way we've had Net Neutrality before - it is the principle of an open democratic Internet where anyone can go online and connect freely with others (it is a principle to prevent ISPs from blocking online access to certain services) we had Net Neutrality prior to 2005 when the Bush FCC made the error of stripping the Internet of this basic protection for the Internet. Net Neutrality ...more »

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Campaign: International Lessons

Must learn from our mistakes and other countries success

First off, we must learn from our mistakes the last 8 years under the Bush Administration where deregulations allowed for the duo-opolization of the broadband Internet access market. As we abandoned regulatory commitments that benefited consumers and led to increased competition and innovation other countries kept their commitments and we fell behind other nations in broadband Internet penetration (will go into this ...more »

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