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Bring Back Net Neutrality

The internet is worth fighting for. Our democracy depends on it.

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NYTimes explains how the DC Court of Appeals just ruined the internet.

Rebuffing F.C.C. in ‘Net Neutrality’ Case, Court Allows Streaming Deals

WASHINGTON — Internet service providers are free to make deals with services like Netflix or Amazon allowing those companies to pay to stream their products to online viewers through a faster, express lane on the web, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday. Federal regulators had tried to prevent those deals, saying they would give large, rich…Read More
Brad Dubs

The dispute between Netflix and Verizon is likely causing a degradation of Netflix's video quality. No wonder the streaming quality of…Read More

Peering dispute between Verizon, Netflix degrading video quality

Circa News
Netflix has been in a dispute with Verizon (and other broadband providers) for several months over how much streaming video data Verizon will carry without making Netflix pay additional fees to do so, the Wall Street Journal reported Feb. 18. The dispute is likely causing a degradation of Netflix's video quality. Related Storyline On Circa Such…Read More
Brad Dubs

The FCC said it would "propose new rules" using its current regulatory power to "protect and promote an Open Internet." A step in the right…Read More

FCC won't appeal Net Neutrality ruling, instead proposes 'new rules'

Circa News
The FCC said Feb. 19 that it would not appeal a recent court ruling that determined it did not have the regulatory power to impose Net Neutrality upon broadband providers. Instead, the FCC said it would "propose new rules" using its current regulatory power to "protect and promote an Open Internet." The FCC plans to have the new rules drawn up by…Read More

FCC rules in favor of Tom Wheeler's Net Neutrality proposal, which allows ISPs to charge companies for an Internet "fast lane" so long as…Read More

FCC approves contentious net neutrality plan

POLITICO
The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday approved Chairman Tom Wheeler’s controversial net neutrality proposal in a 3-2 vote, setting in motion the agency’s latest effort to ensure an open Internet. Net neutrality refers to the principle that Internet providers should not block or slow certain websites. But Wheeler’s proposal sparked a…Read More
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