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(@kristinapole) kudos icon +

The Open Internet & the Freedom of Speech

What do we really want?

What do we really want the government to be involved in? We can agree, its made a mess of Afghanistan, and should stay out of Iran. The debate over healthcare rages, but I think its agreed that education is a mess, immigration is apathetic, and drug patrols are inefficient to say the least. And now we want them involved in regulating the internet?

I agree, the internet should stay neutral, and that freedom of speech... more »


8 votes
(@shawnlandden) kudos icon +

The Open Internet & Public Engagement

Make Net Neutrality the law so that a new administration can't capriciously reverse it

The Internet Freedom Preservation Act of 2009 (HR 3458) would make net neutrality the law, and require the FCC to promulgate rules that keep the internet open and free. Without such a law, a new president, or simply a change in mind, and FCC support of Net Neutrality will disappear--with no possibility for redress.


9 votes
(@dave.kliman) kudos icon +

The Open Internet & Innovation

Stop anti-competitive laws written by bribed legislatures!

I read this disturbing article the other day:


Time Warner, Embarq Fight to Outlaw 100 Mbps Community Broadband in Wilson, NC


It reminds me of what Verizon did in PA when they got the legislature there to prohibit public WIFI networks from being built.


The FCC should make sure laws like these are squashed.


35 votes