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'Same BS From Big Cable Funded Politicians': Alarm Bells Over 'Deceptive' GOP Bills Designed to Destroy Net Neutrality

'Same BS From Big Cable Funded Politicians': Alarm Bells Over 'Deceptive' GOP Bills Designed to Destroy Net Neutrality

Jessica Corbett, staff writer

Internet defenders are calling "bullshit" on Republican lawmakers pushing "deceptive" legislation that would prevent strong regulation of the very telecom companies that stand to profit most if the Federal Communication Commission's (FCC) gutting of net neutrality protections is allowed to stand.

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Most DC Democrats haven’t proven to be trustworthy on net neutrality. Obama appointed Ajit Pai and only preserved net neutrality when he believed that the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) and other regulatory capture disguised as “trade deals” would be enacted since they all included destruction of net neutrality.

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Someone might want to warn the political ones----that if this awfulness of corporate killing of net neutrality goes through-----then there is no democratic republic. Media would decided what news we hear and read—and no one would be the wiser. It’s like reading the novel ----Fahrenheit 451----- and seeing how easily the people gave away their freedom to think and speak. Ray Bradbury’s other novel," Something Wicked This Way Comes," shows us what life is like after.
Sigh, we have more soulless senators, and horrid House members----and we are so close to having the People erased already. BUT beware Congress, no one will know your name if you follow the corruption--------but who will even know you exist, if you fight against it. What a conundrum. : (

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Free Press general counsel Matt Wood told Gizmodo that “despite what the new House minority claims, none of these bills would safeguard net neutrality or internet users’ rights.” Instead, he warned, they would “undermine the FCC’s ability to protect people online by removing broadband and wireless companies from nearly all agency oversight.”

Same ol’ shit- deregulations to allow corporations to do whatever they please to steal more and more. Time to write again to our effete congressman. At least there are organizations as per the article who are working to restore Net Neutrality

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Obama was forced to appoint a republican-approved FCC member to keep the 3 to 2 party balance that law requires. But overall, Obama was a corporate sock puppet, so…