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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The fight for net neutrality is officially back on - The Verge





"After months of blunt force foreshadowing, the Federal Communications Commission announced today that it’s ready to pick a fight with the public over the future of the open internet. It’s great news if you’re a lawyer for Verizon or Comcast, and terrible news for the rest of us.



In its first wave of propaganda, the FCC says that its proposal to roll back internet regulation will “Restore Internet Freedom for all Americans” — a mendacious slogan on the level of the “Patriot Act,” or the “World’s Greatest Healthcare Plan.” Like the first fight for net neutrality, this one is going to be about words and what they mean. For instance: “internet freedom.”



What does the FCC mean now when it talks about “internet freedom?” Here’s what Chairman Pai’s office said today in a press release."



The fight for net neutrality is officially back on - The Verge

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