Trump FCC Chairman Ajit Pai is a former top Verizon executive and now he’s about to hand Verizon billions of dollars in public subsidy by striking down net neutrality rules, which is a really funny coincidence!
Pai apparently agrees. He gave a presentation at the Federal Communications Bar Association (the “telecom prom”) whichRead More
Trump’s neutracidal FCC Chairman Ajit Pai says he wants to kill net neutrality and replace it with “disclosures,” where ISPs tell you, somewhere in the fine print, how they’re fucking you. That way, you can just choose a good ISP and the bad ones will be punished by the market.
This willRead More
“Taking away #NetNeutrality is the Authoritarian dream. Consolidating information into the hands of a few controlled by a few. Dangerous territory”. @MarkRuffalo; Ajit Pai: “These comments are absurd. Getting rid of government authority over the Internet is the exact opposite of authoritarianism. Government control is the defining feature of authoritarians, including the one inRead More
Yesterday’s Net Neutrality day marked unprecedented public participation in the formerly fatally dull realm of telcoms policy, as 1.6 million Americans sent the FCC comments supporting Net Neutrality.
Today, the Internet went all out in support of net neutrality. Hundreds of popular websites featured pop-ups suggesting that those sites had been blockedRead More
AT&T, which has successfully lobbied state governments and the FCC to ban any broadband competition in the markets where it operates, says that its forced arbitration “agreements” aren’t really forced, because people in the markets it serves could just not use the internet.
The risable claim comes in response to a panel ofRead More