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  1. President Obama Just Advocated the Best Net Neutrality Solution, So Get on It, FCC

    Or: How the President Saved Christmas the Internet.

    As President Obama has pointed out, this one is entirely on your shoulders, FCC. We don't want another set of half-assed rules that can just get struck down in court. We want you to go back to the plan that would actually work to keep the Internet free and open, and that plan is reclassifying Internet service as a utility.

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  2. Urgent Net Neutrality Protests Are Taking Place Across the Country Today, Here’s How to Join

    Don't you get between me and my 'net!

    If you've got a vested interest in the future of the Internet (which, as a blog-reader, you presumably do), today is a big day.

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  3. FCC Asks for the Internet’s Help Parsing 2.5 Million Net-Neutrality Comments. This Should Be Good

    BRB. Grabbing popcorn.

    Yesterday, the FCC released the full text of the citizen comments from their hotly debated set of Internet rules that would give the go ahead for ISPs to charge sites and services for faster connection speeds to users and hurt the open Internet. And whose help are they looking to enlist for the almost 2.5 million comments just from the most recent batch? Why, the Internet's, of course.

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  4. Today the Internet Bands Together to Institute Fake “Slow Lanes” and Fight for Net Neutrality

    Damn the man. Save the Internet.

    When you head to your favorite websites today, you may notice some annoying popup graphics. Before you roll your eyes and click the little X, take a moment to note that these are not ads—they're pleas to help save the Internet from the death of net neutrality, and you can help.

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  5. It’s Your Last Day to Yell at the FCC About Net Neutrality. Make It Count, Trolls

    This is what you've been training for, YouTube commenters.

    The FCC's proposed rules to govern Net Neutrality (and basically ruin it) have been awaiting public comments for further action, and today is the last day of that public comment period. If you want to help make sure that the Internet remains a level playing field for everyone's traffic, tell the FCC how important it is to you before it's too late—if their site doesn't crash again, that is.

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  6. John Oliver’s Call to Action on Net Neutrality Crashed Part of the FCC’s Website. Good.

    Well done, trolls.

    We posted John Oliver's explanation of Net Neutrality from Last Week Tonight yesterday, and in it he called on shitty Internet commenters to ply their trade on the FFC's comment page -- saying, "Turn on caps lock and fly, my pretties!" And they listened. crashed as a result.

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  7. Net Neutrality Is Critical but Boring, Let John Oliver’s Hilarious Take Unleash Your Fury, Internet Commenters

    At least if net neutrality fails, you can reply, "You had one job!" to angry Internet commenters forever.

    Most discussions on Net Neutrality get too bogged down in specifics and FCC document sections for anyone to want to pay attention, so John Oliver will cut through all of that for you on Last Week Tonight and tell you how to make your voice heard. This is your moment, Internet. It's all been leading up to this.

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  8. You Can Now Read the FCC’s Full “Net Neutrality” Proposal for Yourself

    Net neutrality is in giant sarcasm quotes.

    In case you weren't already angry enough about the FCC's vote to put through its new rules that would damage net neutrality, they've now published the entire proposal online for you to hate-read. That is, if the site its hosted on loads fast enough for your tastes. If not, maybe you can find one that's wiling to pay up.

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  9. FCC Voted in Favor of Proposal That Could Allow ISPs to Charge Sites for Better Delivery to Customers

    This isn't good news.

    The FCC has voted three to two in favor of chair Tom Wheeler's (above) proposal to beginning shaping the framework of Net Neutrality. More votes will be coming in the next few months to work out the details, but this opens up the possibility of ISPs charging sites for better reach of their customers.

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  10. Why the Frak Don’t People Say “Fuck” on Cable? It’s All About the Money

    Wait... the FCC doesn't monitor blogs, right?

    With the exception of premium channels like HBO, people don't say the word "fuck" on television. It's either bleeped out or replaced with another word. But why? Many people assume it's because of FCC regulation, but the FCC only controls over-the-air broadcasts. Shows on cable can say whatever they want. So what fucking gives?

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