In 1835, Davy Crockett reportedly wrote a letter to his brother-in-law Abner Burgin telling him of a rather strange experience in the Mexican province of Texas just six months before Crockett was killed at the Battle of the Alamo. From the letter: “William and I were pushing through some thicket, clearing the way, when I sat down to mop my brow.
On Wednesday, the California state Senate approved guarantees of net neutrality that are stricter than the ones the Federal Communications Commission implemented in 2015. Those federal rules prohibited blocking, throttling and paid prioritization .
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A California man who allegedly placed a hoax emergency call that resulted in the death of a Kansas man is also believed to be responsible for the fake bomb threat that disrupted the Federal Communications Commission’s vote to repeal net neutrality …
“White supremacy” is forbidden on Facebook, but “white nationalism” is OK. They know it’s bullshit, elsewhere talking of “overlaps with white nationalism/separatism,” but it’s what they’ve got.
Net neutrality has again come into the public eye with the U.S. Senate passing the Congressional Review Act on May 16. The Senate’s legislation states, “This joint resolution nullifies the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission entitled ‘Restoring Internet Freedom.’ The rule published on Feb. 22, 2018: To clarify, if this became law, it would override the FCC’s 2017 position as explained near the end of this article.
In December of 2017, contrary to the will of millions of Americans , the FCC made the decision to abandon net neutrality protections . On the first day of business in the California state legislature, State Sen. Scott Wiener introduced a bill that would bring back those protections and more for Californians.
You might not be hearing much from big tech on net neutrality lately. But the likes of Google and Facebook are still invested in the fight behind the scenes. Last year’s “Day of Action” prompted Amazon, Google, Facebook, and many others to pen blog posts …
The FCC vote on December 14th, 2017 is best known as the day that net neutrality died, but you may recall that it didn’t quite go as planned. During the session, Chairperson Ajit Pai announced that the room had to be evacuated because of a bomb threat.
We’ve noted repeatedly how broadband ISPs aren’t just trying to kill net neutrality, they’re trying to kill nearly all state and federal oversight over giant telecom monopolies entirely. From language buried in the net neutrality repeal aimed at preventing …