Posts Tagged ‘neutrality’

On the the Maronite ‘Rabbe’ call for Lebanon’s “Neutrality”

Sheikh Qabalan: Neutrality in Logic of Prophet Muhammad and Jesus Christ Means Aligning with the Right and Facing Oppression July 19, 2020 Head of the Higher Shiite Islamic Council in Lebanon, Sheikh Abdul Amir Qabalan, addressed Sunday the nation on the anniversary of 2006 War, hailing and greeting the martyrs and victory makers “who have […]

California Net Neutrality Bill SB822 Floor Vote On May 29

California Net Neutrality Bill SB822 Floor Vote On May 29 Above Photo: Laurel L. Russwurm/Flickr State Senator Scott Wiener’s net neutrality bill in California passed out of the Senate Appropriations committee today and is slated for a May 29 floor vote. Groups have organized a lobby day for May 29, and groups should continue to push […]

The Big Picture – Senate Democrats Win Vote on Net Neutrality

The Big Picture – Senate Democrats Win Vote on Net Neutrality By The Big Pictureyoutube.com Holland Cooke discusses the recent win by Senate Democrats on net neutrality; a rule that ensures unobstructed access to the internet, with panelists Krista Cox, Director of Public Policy Initiatives at the Association of Research Libraries and Ryan Rabac , […]

Watching The Hawks – Too Much Plastic & Net Neutrality

Watching The Hawks – Too Much Plastic & Net Neutrality Watching The Hawksyoutube.com After decades of depending on plastic to make our lives easier, it may now be standing in the way of our future. The Supreme Court has decided to allow states to legalize sports betting RTs sports correspondent Steve Christakos discusses the implications […]

‘Red Alert’ Protest For Net Neutrality Starts May 9

‘Red Alert’ Protest For Net Neutrality Starts May 9 Above Photo: The protest planning includes online alerts. Screenshot by CNET CODE RED, a vote in the Senate on the Congressional Review Act will occur within one week of March 9. As described in the article many websites are going “red”, Popular Resistance will be one of them. […]

Net Neutrality Is Vital – So Is Rural Broadband

Net Neutrality Is Vital – So Is Rural Broadband Above photo: The sun sets behind a microwave broadband tower, part of GCI’s TERRA network that provides internet to 40,000 people in rural Alaska. (GCI photo) Most issues look different from rural America, but that’s especially true of net neutrality. No one doubts that net neutrality policies to […]

California’s Proposed Net Neutrality Bill Gains Steam

California’s Proposed Net Neutrality Bill Gains Steam Above photo: By Greg Nash. A proposed net neutrality bill in California advanced this week, when lawmakers on the state Senate Committee approved the measure. The bill (SB 822), introduced last month by state Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco), would restore the Obama-era net neutrality rules in the […]

Pressure On For Net Neutrality Campaign

Pressure On For Net Neutrality Campaign Above Photo: Stephen Melkisethian/Flickr When the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) published its repeal of net neutrality regulations in the Federal Register on February 22, the U.S. Congress had 60 legislative days to disapprove of the FCC order. Approximately half of that time is up. To learn more about how […]

How Local Governments Can Provide Network Neutrality, Privacy, And Access For All

In offering public broadband service, local governments need to make sure that access is consistent with free speech values and respects net neutrality principles. That means enacting strict anti-censorship rules and establishing clear oversight processes to enforce these principles. Municipal systems should be built to serve all residents equally, regardless of a neighborhood’s income or racial […]

Meet The Oregon Middle Schoolers Fighting For Net Neutrality

Meet The Oregon Middle Schoolers Fighting For Net Neutrality Above Photo: Luca (left), Lola (middle), and Athena (right) address the Oregon House Committee on Rules in support of the state’s net neutrality bill.Photo: Brandon Wooters Luca, a 12-year-old student at Mt. Tabor Middle School in Portland, Oregon, first learned about net neutrality through an Instagram post. […]

These Maps Show All The Cities And States Now Defending Net Neutrality

In the three months since the FCC decided to repeal existing net neutrality protections, a sizable political coalition has worked to reinstate net neutrality through a variety of legal procedures. Both at the state and municipal level, open internet advocates and politicians have launched into action, ranging from lawsuits to executive orders to legislation in order […]

The Next Stage of the Net Neutrality Fight has Begun

On Thursday, the FCC’s net neutrality rule was published in the Federal Register. This was the official start of the next phase of the campaign to protect the open Internet as a common carrier with equal access for all and without prejudice based on content (net neutrality). There are multiple fronts of struggle to make net […]

Next Stage Of Net Neutrality Conflict Begins

Next Stage Of Net Neutrality Conflict Begins On Thursday, the FCC’s net neutrality rule was published in the Federal Register. This was the official start of the next phase of the campaign to protect the open Internet as a common carrier with equal access for all and without prejudice based on content (net neutrality). There […]

Congressional Review Act Of Net Neutrality Clock About To Begin

Congressional Review Act Of Net Neutrality Clock About To Begin Above Photo: Greg Nash The Senate has received the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) official notice of measures to scrap net neutrality rules, two congressional sources confirmed. The notice is one of the first procedural steps in starting the 60-day deadline Congress has to stop the FCC’s […]

Net Neutrality Activist ‘Throttles’ Street Traffic Outside FCC Building

Net Neutrality Activist ‘Throttles’ Street Traffic Outside FCC Building Above Photo: From  Thenextweb.com While the rest of you were crying into your cruelty-free glasses of vegan pond-water over the repeal of net neutrality, humanitarian and activist Rob Bliss was restoring freedom to American roads. Instead of allowing traffic to rely on government regulations and oversight, […]

Senate Push For Net Neutrality Reaches 50 Supporters

Senate Push For Net Neutrality Reaches 50 Supporters Above Photo: From Tumblr.fightforthefuture.org Note: The action of Ajit Pai’s FCC to undermine Net Neutrality has awoken millions of people who care about equal access for all on the Internet. This is creating a wave of political power that politicians in Washington, DC do not want to […]

Net Neutrality: Floor Vote Will Force Senators To Go On Record

Net Neutrality: Floor Vote Will Force Senators To Go On Record Above Photo: From John Zangas NOTE: What we need now is to put the pressure on the Senate! Here’s a list of the other 4 Republican Senators on the short list to save Net Neutrality. Their twitter handles are included so that you can […]

Restoration Of Net Neutrality Rules Hits Key Milestone In Senate

Restoration Of Net Neutrality Rules Hits Key Milestone In Senate Above Photo: US Capitol Building in Washington, DC. Getty | Tetra Images | Henryk Sadura Note: On January 9th, Senator Ed Markey reports that 43 senators have signed on to co-sponsor the CRA vote to block the FCC’s rule undermining net neutrality and pass a Resolution of […]

While US Attacks Net Neutrality, UK Makes High-Speed Internet ‘Legal Right’

While last week the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rolled back net neutrality rules that allowed the internet to be regulated as a public utility, the United Kingdom announced Wednesday that by 2020, high-speed internet will be a legal right for all British households and businesses. Rejecting an offer from the British communications company BT to voluntarily […]

CrossTalking – CrossTalk on Net Neutrality: Net Bias?

CrossTalking – CrossTalk on Net Neutrality: Net Bias? By CrossTalkyoutube.com The single most important social equalizer of our time the Internet is under grave threat. The decision by the Federal Communications Commission essentially gives Internet Service Providers the keys to the Internet. Without net neutrality, the economic opportunity divide will only widen for all. CrossTalking […]

Call Congress: Revoke The FCC’s Decision To End Net Neutrality

Call Congress: Revoke The FCC’s Decision To End Net Neutrality Source Article from https://popularresistance.org/call-congress-revoke-the-fccs-decision-to-end-net-neutrality/ Hits: 7

Despite Overwhelming Opposition, FCC Officially Votes to KILL Net Neutrality

Ajit Pai, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), drinks from an oversized coffee mug during an open commission meeting in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. The FCC is slated to vote to roll back a 2015 utility-style classification of broadband and a raft of related net neutrality rules, including bans […]

FCC Evacuates Meeting Room Just Before Net Neutrality Vote

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) abruptly stopped its meeting Thursday and evacuated its meeting room “on advice of security” as it prepared to vote to repeal the Obama-era net neutrality rules. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai was in the middle of delivering his statement when he recessed the meeting. Those in the room were instructed to […]

The FCC Officially Votes to Kill Net Neutrality

Despite overwhelming opposition from Congress, technical experts, advocacy organizations and, of course, the American people, the FCC has voted to eliminate 2015’s Open Internet Order and the net neutrality protections it established. The order passed today, “Restoring Internet Freedom,” essentially removes the FCC as a regulator of the broadband industry and relegates rules that prevented […]

We Saved Net Neutrality Once. We Can Do It Again

Democracy lives or dies on the quality of public conversation. “Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers or newspapers without a government,” Thomas Jefferson wrote, “I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter.” Today it doesn’t take the smarts of a Jefferson to realize that […]

Organizations Call On FCC To Abandon Attack On Net Neutrality

Organizations Call On FCC To Abandon Attack On Net Neutrality Above Photo: Brian J. Matis/ Flickr WASHINGTON — On Thursday, more than 30 press freedom, civil liberties and open government groups submitted a letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai urging him to cancel the scheduled Dec. 14 vote to undermine the open-internet protections put […]

Artists, Actors, And Musicians Support Net Neutrality Protests

Above photo: Michael Stipe, Tom Morello and Graham Nash are among the 150 musicians, actors and artists who penned an open letter in support of net neutrality. Ollie Millington/WireImage, Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images, Bobby Bank/Getty Images Google is blocking our site. Please use the social media sharing buttons (upper left) to share this on your social media and […]

Yes, U.S. Net Neutrality Debacle Will Impact People In Canada.

Above Photo: From nationalobserver.com Google is blocking our site. Please use the social media sharing buttons (upper left) to share this on your social media and help us break through. If you’ve been watching the news in recent weeks you’ve probably heard about the Net Neutrality debacle in the U.S. Net Neutrality is the foundational rule of the […]

Net Neutrality Reg Rollback Riles Religious Groups

In separate initiative, NRB apparently has issues with edge providers Religious groups are calling on FCC chairman Ajit Pai not to eliminate the bright-line network neutrality rules, which he has proposed doing at the FCC’s Dec. 14 public meeting. That came in a letter Monday from, among others, the National Council of Churches, the Islamic Society […]

FCC Poised to Kill Net Neutrality Rules — Here’s How to Keep the Internet Open

December 4th, 2017 By Carolanne Wright Contributing writer for Wake Up World “Information is power. But like all power, there are those who want to keep it for themselves.” ~ Aaron Swartz, co-founder of Demand Progress and net neutrality activist Called the First Amendment issue of our time by Senator Al Franken in 2010, whether or not […]

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