Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Tag: net neutrality

Democrats bring net neutrality to Senate floor, McConnell ignores their will

"With voters from across the political spectrum overwhelmingly united in support of an open internet, it's only a matter of time before net neutrality is restored."

House approves Save the Internet Act, votes to restore net neutrality

"The Save the Internet Act ensures that consumers have control over their Internet experience, rather than Internet service providers [controlling that experience]."

House of Representatives set to vote on net neutrality

"Any lawmaker who doesn't want to invoke the wrath of their constituents should vote for its clean passage on the House floor."

Pressure is on: Activists push Congress extra hard to support new...

"Now we need to push lawmakers extra hard to support the new legislation before the lobbyists get to them."

‘Same BS from big cable funded politicians:’ Alarm bells over ‘deceptive’...

"All three of the lawmakers behind these bills essentially rubber stamped [FCC Chairman] Ajit Pai's repeal of net neutrality; that should tell you everything you need to know about their true intentions."

18 House Democrats have yet to sign the congressional resolution to...

"These Democrats have no excuse: their constituents want them to support real net neutrality and the entire rest of their party has already done so."

Congress’ deadline to restore net neutrality is running out

The question is : "Will you vote to restore net neutrality and help save the free and open internet?"

Net neutrality defenders announce ‘epic final protest’ to demand Congress repeal...

"Our best chance to save #NetNeutrality is by filing the CRA before December 10th."

‘Massive victory for the whole internet’ as California passes nation’s strongest...

"AT&T and Comcast spent enormous amounts of money lobbying to kill SB 822. They almost succeeded more than once, but we fought back."

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"It can't be that every fourth child between three and five years old is so heavily burdened with chemicals that long-term damage cannot safely be ruled out."

Over 800 climate strikes planned in U.S. on September 20th; Global Climate Strikes to...

5 days ahead of strikes, Activists of all ages, labor groups, faith leaders, businesses gear up for youth-led climate strikes in intergenerational demand for climate action

Germany poised to spend nearly $50 billion on climate protections

The country will spend up to 40 billion euros to cushion the impact of abandoning coal.

What George Carlin taught us about media propaganda by omission

George Carlin’s quip reminds us to demand the other score: the horrific cost of our unequal and unsustainable status quo.