Posts Tagged ‘neutrality’

Strategic Law Suits Against Public Participation in India: Why the neutrality principle of law not working?

Abstract During recent years, a sharp rise is noted in the number of frivolous law suits filed to silence voices of dissenters and the marginalized sections including women who complaint against violence. These legal tactics are striking the roots of democracy and curbing the public discourse on the vital issues while choking the freedom of […]

Biden Executive Order Calls On FCC To Restore Net Neutrality

Above Photo: Demetrius Freeman / The Washington Post / Getty Images. Washington, DC — On Friday, President Joe Biden signed an executive order calling on federal agencies, including the Federal Communications Commission and Federal Trade Commission, to enact measures protecting internet users against the anti-competitive practices of large telecommunications and internet companies. In the order, […]

Greta Thunberg tries to walk fine line of neutrality on Israeli-Palestinian clash, but Twitter mob demands that she take a side

Environmental activist Greta Thunberg, normally a figure revered by her protective left-wing allies, has learned the hard way that rocket attacks over Israel are a touchier subject than solar panels and carbon-trading schemes. After wading into the conversation about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on Monday, when she retweeted a post by anti-Israel activist Naomi Klein, the […]

After neutrality: internationalization … another controversial file in Lebanon! What is the solution? بعد الحياد: التدويل ملف خلافيّ آخر في لبنان فما الحلّ؟

**English Machine translation Please scroll down for the Arabic original version ** After neutrality: internationalization … another controversial file in Lebanon! What is the solution? Brigadier General Dr. Amin Mohammed Hatit As if Lebanon was short of additional controversial files, so the internationalization of the Lebanese crisis came to fill in the presentation of this deficiency, and to […]

DOJ Drops Lawsuit To Block California Net Neutrality Law

Above photo: California’s net neutrality law could be the basis for new federal protections under a Democrat controlled FCC. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images. California’s net neutrality law is considered stricter than Obama-era federal rules, which Trump’s FCC had repealed. Trump’s DOJ had challenged California’s law in court. The US Department of Justice under President Joe Biden […]

Pai’s Destroying Internet Adoption, Not Just Net Neutrality

Pai’s Destroying Internet Adoption, Not Just Net Neutrality Above photo: Ajit Pai. Gage Skidmore/Flickr. Washington, DC (October 29, 2020) – During Tuesday’s FCC open meeting, I was tweeting about the failures and falsehoods in the agency’s latest open-internet vote — a decision that involves so much more than just Net Neutrality rules, and that’s all […]

OTI Condemns ‘Unhinged’ FCC, Urges Restoration Of Net Neutrality

Above photo: Protesters, like these in Chicago, came out in force to support Obama-era net neutrality regulations. But the Republican-­majority FCC repealed the rules on December 14. Scott Olson/Getty Images. Washington, DC – On October 27, 2020, the Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 to reaffirm its 2017 repeal of net neutrality. The vote is a response […]

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/ 00

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 […]

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