• Jul 19, 2017
  • Caleb Chen
  • Governments, Net Neutrality, News,

Trump Administration officially announces support for FCC net neutrality rollback




The Trump Administration has officially thrown its support behind the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) net neutrality rolback – the quest to destroy net neutrality rules in America. Even up until earlier this week, Press Secretary Sean Spicer had been declining to comment on the President’s stance on net neutrality – as is appropriate given the … Continue reading “Trump Administration officially announces support for FCC net neutrality rollback”

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  • Jul 11, 2017
  • Caleb Chen
  • Governments, Net Neutrality, News,

Defend the open internet: Tomorrow is the Internet’s Net Neutrality Day of Action




Tomorrow, on July 12th, the Internet will commemorate a Net Neutrality Day of Action to stand up for net neutrality in the United States. Net Neutrality is the idea that internet service providers (ISPs) should enable access to all content and applications regardless of the source, and without favoring or blocking particular products, services, or … Continue reading “Defend the open internet: Tomorrow is the Internet’s Net Neutrality Day of Action”

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  • Jun 20, 2017
  • Caleb Chen
  • Governments, News, Privacy,

The California Broadband Internet Privacy Act aims to protect your broadband privacy from ISPs




California Assemblymember Ed Chau has introduced a new internet privacy bill in California in direct response to the repeal of FCC internet privacy regulations, which were struck out several months ago with President Trump’s signature despite rampant public outcry. The bill, A.B. 375, is titled the California Broadband Internet Privacy Act. As the Chair of … Continue reading “The California Broadband Internet Privacy Act aims to protect your broadband privacy from ISPs”

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  • Jun 12, 2017
  • Caleb Chen
  • Governments, Net Neutrality, News,

The 8 members of Congress that support the FCC’s net neutrality repeal received over $4.5 million in telecom donations




Last month, the FCC voted to begin dismantling net neutrality and handing over such regulation to the Federal Trade Commission. Mignon Clyburn, the only pro net neutrality FCC commissioner, called the action a first step towards “Destroying Internet Freedom.” In the US Congress, eight members, both Senators and House Representatives, have come forward in support … Continue reading “The 8 members of Congress that support the FCC’s net neutrality repeal received over $4.5 million in telecom donations”

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  • May 30, 2017
  • Caleb Chen
  • Governments, Net Neutrality, News,

Use the “Removal of Net Neutrality Simulator” to experience an Internet without net neutrality




The “Removal of Net Neutrality Simulator” is a new Google Chrome browser extension created by the good activists at Keep Our Net Free for education and awareness purposes which simulates an online world without net neutrality (NN) where internet service providers (ISPs) control and squeeze your internet browsing experience for extra profit. The extension’s functionality … Continue reading “Use the “Removal of Net Neutrality Simulator” to experience an Internet without net neutrality”

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  • May 18, 2017
  • Caleb Chen
  • Governments, Net Neutrality, News,

The FCC just voted to begin “Destroying Internet Freedom” and overturn net neutrality




Today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to kill net neutrality under the guise of “Restoring Internet Freedom.” The lone FCC commissioner in favor of the Open Internet Order and the net neutrality rules we had enjoyed over the last few years, Mignon Clyburn, said the change would be better named “Destroying Internet Freedom” instead of “Restoring … Continue reading “The FCC just voted to begin “Destroying Internet Freedom” and overturn net neutrality”

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  • May 18, 2017
  • Caleb Chen
  • Governments, Net Neutrality, News,

Today, the FCC votes on the fate of net neutrality




Today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will vote to kill net neutrality under the guise of “Restoring Internet Freedom.” The FCC’s net neutrality rules that currently regulate Internet service providers (ISPs) as Title II common carriers forbids them from participating in many types of customer harming practices such as throttling or prioritizing certain types of internet traffic … Continue reading “Today, the FCC votes on the fate of net neutrality”

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  • May 16, 2017
  • Caleb Chen
  • Governments, News, Privacy,

Independents, Republicans, and Democrats come together to propose internet privacy bill in Maine




Independents, Republicans, and Democrats in the Maine Senate have come together to propose a bill that would protect internet privacy at the state level. The bill, LD 1610, is formally called: “An Act To Protect Privacy of Online Customer Personal Information.” Unlike some other proposed laws such as the “Restoring Internet Freedom Act,” this bill … Continue reading “Independents, Republicans, and Democrats come together to propose internet privacy bill in Maine”

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  • May 10, 2017
  • Caleb Chen
  • Governments, Net Neutrality, News,

Over 128,000 fake comments against net neutrality have been sent to the FCC by bot




The FCC is being bombarded with fake comments, over 128,000 at last count, that all say the same thing attacking net neutrality. All this after Ajit Pai admitted in an interview that the FCC has an open mind and will listen to your comments. The news was first reported and spread by redditor smith7018 on Reddit … Continue reading “Over 128,000 fake comments against net neutrality have been sent to the FCC by bot”

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  • May 8, 2017
  • Caleb Chen
  • Governments, Net Neutrality, News,

Ajit Pai on whether your comments on net neutrality could change the FCC’s mind about repealing Title II: “We have an open mind”




Your comments to the FCC in support of net neutrality worked in 2015 and they will work again in 2017. Ajit Pai has confirmed that he is listening. In a recent interview with CNET’s Maggie Reardon, FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai laid out his personal views on protecting the open internet and net neutrality in general. He said: … Continue reading “Ajit Pai on whether your comments on net neutrality could change the FCC’s mind about repealing Title II: “We have an open mind””

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