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Why Bother (or why I froze my ass off outside the FCC last night)

Let me preface this post by saying that it may ramble slightly - an hour of sleep isn't my ideal for composing literary works. That being said, it is also therefore honest, present and without the hesitation that comes with rest and time.   I'm tired. I'm uncomfortable. My ass is numb and my nose [...]

By |2019-02-25T17:58:27-05:00December 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Access Denied. Please Pay Up.

Today, the FCC released the text of its proposal to gut Net Neutrality. As reported by The Hill: "The commission voted along party lines Thursday to move forward with the proceeding to eliminate the regulations, which reclassified internet service providers as telecommunications companies and required them to treat all web traffic equally. Republican FCC Chairman [...]

By |2019-02-25T17:58:29-05:00May 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Puppetry and a jumbotron take on the FCC

On the eve of the FCC decision to uphold Net Neutrality, granting equal access to all internet content, activists provided an artful activism show of continued support for digital rights and freedoms. Not only is this a tremendous show of creative activism but also a strong display of the continued vigilance to fight for the internet, [...]

By |2019-02-25T17:59:15-05:00February 26th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Backbone Campaign lights up DC

Tuesday, February 24th. Backbone Campaign and allies light up DC!   On the eve of the Killswitch screening and two nights before the FCC #NetNeutrality decision. Share and spread the word! Please credit Eleanor Goldfield and Art Killing Apathy. These images speak for themselves...enjoy! Suggested hashtags: #killswitch #NetNeutrality #NetNeutralityNow #TPP #JeffWeCan  

By |2019-02-25T17:59:15-05:00February 24th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Republicans want #NetNeutrality

85% of Republicans support Net Neutrality. This morning, Republican FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai (@AjitPaiFCC) gave a press conference outlining his opposition to Chairman Wheeler and President Obama's push to reclassify the Internet as Title II. In other words, he spoke on behalf of big telecom companies who want toll booths for a restricted access internet, as [...]

By |2019-02-25T17:59:16-05:00February 10th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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