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#1 Maiku_Ando

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Posted 12 July 2017 - 09:41 AM

You may see the following appear over the top of pages on the site today:

 

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This is to encourage people to support Net Neutrality in the US, you can support this regardless of where your from.
The following is some info from the campaign.

 

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The FCC wants to destroy net neutrality and give big cable companies control over what we see and do online. If they get their way, they’ll allow widespread throttling, blocking, censorship, and extra fees.

Join the Internet on July 12th to stop them by installing this app. The app will display a message on your site encouraging your visitors to send a letter to the FCC and Congress.

What is Net Neutrality?

Net neutrality is the basic principle that protects our free speech on the Internet. "Title II" of the Communications Act is what provides the legal foundation for net neutrality and prevents Internet Service Providers like Comcast, Verizon, and AT&T from slowing down and blocking websites, or charging apps and sites extra fees to reach an audience (which they then pass along to consumers).

Why is Net Neutrality important?

The Internet has thrived precisely because of net neutrality. It's what makes it so vibrant and innovative—a place for creativity, free expression, and exchange of ideas. Without net neutrality, the Internet will become more like Cable TV, where the content you see is what your provider puts in front of you.

What will happen on July 12th?

Websites, Internet users, and online communities will come together to sound the alarm about the FCC’s attack on net neutrality. We'll provide tools for everyone to make it super easy for your followers / visitors to take action. From the SOPA blackout to the Internet Slowdown, we've shown time and time again that when the Internet comes together, we can stop censorship and corruption. Now, we have to do it again!

 

Visit the site here for more info.






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