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Re: [xmca] FW: Net Neutrality
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Thanks for forwarding this note, David. The press stories are a tad
misleading, aren't they?
Interesting that XMCA went down right about the time you sent this out. It
was the FREE time of Bruce Jones
and others which brought it back to life.
On Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 5:22 PM, David H Kirshner <email@example.com> wrote:
> We in the US have lost a round in the fight to preserve an open internet
> that privileges non-commercial speech like XMCA exactly to the extent of
> commercial speech, or speech promoted by corporate interests. The battle
> continues, with links, below, to those who want to get involved.
> From: Timothy Karr, FreePress.net [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, December 21, 2010 5:16 PM
> To: David H Kirshner
> ThankSubject: Not Good Enough
> SavetheInternet.com <http://www.savetheinternet.com>
> Dear David,
> Pledge to protect the open Internet today! <
> Today, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski gave AT&T a decision that was
> gift-wrapped for the holiday season. By a 3-to-2 vote, the FCC passed a rule
> that, in the chairman’s words, “protects Internet freedom.”
> If only it were true.
> After a year of promises to deliver on Net Neutrality, this chairman has
> pushed through a rule that favors the very industry his FCC is supposed to
> regulate, leaving Internet users with few protections.
> The chairman chose to ignore your voice — and those of more than 2 million
> people who have urged Washington to support real Net Neutrality. His rule,
> for the first time in history, allows discrimination over the mobile
> Internet, paving the way for widespread industry abuses.
> Now, the chairman is trying to spin the media that his toothless decision
> is a win for Internet users. We’re not going to let him get away with that.
> Pledge to keep fighting for real Net Neutrality; and use the Internet to
> spread the word via Twitter, Facebook and e-mail.
> Don’t let the FCC get away with fake Net Neutrality. Spread the truth about
> this bad rule. <
> We’d be lying if we didn’t tell you that this vote was a major setback. The
> new rule doesn't do enough to stop the phone and cable companies from
> dividing the Internet into fast and slow lanes, and it fails to protect
> wireless users from discrimination. It lets AT&T block your access to
> third-party applications and require you to use its own preferred
> But this bad rule is not the end of the story. Free Press and our many
> allies are going to keep fighting to secure your right to an Internet
> without gatekeepers.
> By taking action <
> http://act2.freepress.net/go/1486?akid=2195.8767180.plRL1X&t=6> and
> spreading the word <
> http://act2.freepress.net/go/1486?akid=2195.8767180.plRL1X&t=7> , you’re
> telling the FCC that this isn’t good enough.
> Thank you,
> Misty, Craig, Tim and the Free Press Team <
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