Allow me to take away my vote... I just voted for Idea#473 "Nonprofits need law to assure they're not blocked by SPAM detect..." and I changed my mind...
The SPAM Act does not cover non-commercial mail, and SPAM detectors are treating commercial and non-commercial mail as equals. Nonprofits like our's are continuously fighting to have our email delivered. There is nothing in the law that requires blacklisters such as Barracuda, Spamhaus, Postini, etc to not tag non-commercial mail as SPAM.
Good competition creates great businesses, oligopolies and monopolies do just the opposite. I suggest demanding updating and enforcement of anti trust regulations.
big business moving in and saying what content we can/can't see is exactly what's happening now, and why there needs to be net neutrality legislation
Leave the internet alone.
According to the chatter on the Google News Publishers forum, Google is making an effort to remove unwanted content, this effort has also caused several smaller News sites who provided real news to be removed from the index.
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Many years ago cable companies ralied the cry that they should be deregulated so that everyone could afford cable - laudible - credible, hardly. The cable industry knows a cash-cow when it sees one, and we need to keep the internet free and unincumbered, otherwise, we'll be paying an arm and a leg for what we now enjoy for a song.
I want the Internet to be completely free from ISP, Corporation and Government control. I also want high speed Internet to be easily available to all Americans.
The FCC must ensure the net stays neutral. They must also ensure that ISP's can not block content or charge more for it. Equal access for all!
The words "such as" are very vague and permissive. They leave lots of "wiggle room", subject to interpretation. For enforcement, the rule needs to be entirely specific as to what specific information in the traffic may be monitored,... more »