Google and Company Block and Censor, the ISPs, Not So Much

August 22, 2017

Isn’t it odd that the very companies which championed “free speech” via Net Neutrality – you know, Google, Facebook, Twitter and other Silicon Valley oligarchs – are now knee deep in expunging their properties (and users) of speech they don’t approve of in light of recent events in Charlottesville, etc? This on top of last […]

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Help Detroit, Help America

August 17, 2017

I visited Detroit for the first time this past weekend to see relatives. What I saw there shocked me – not my relatives, but the decay of the city itself. What was once a proud and world-class city had fallen prey to forces too numerous to list here. Yes, Motown still has a lot to […]

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Sinclair-Trib Merger Shows Freepress’ True Colors – They’re Dyed in the Wool, Authoritarian Censors

August 4, 2017

In arguing for the rejection of the proposed Sinclair-Tribune broadcast merger, “media reform” group Freepress made this astoundingly ironic (and anti-American) statement: …Sinclair is notorious for slipping right-wing views and Republican talking points into its newscasts. The company overrides the objections of local journalists and forces its stations to run conservative commentaries and slanted stories […]

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45 Words Net Neutrality Supporters Never Utter

July 20, 2017

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee: “Yes, one of the great tenets of the Bill of Rights – the freedom of speech. Do you stand with me? Are you ready to resist? Are you ready to defend Net Neutrality? Are you ready to wear that banner? I am a fighter for the First Amendment. I am a […]

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Net Neutrality – It’s About the “Small Companies,” Says Google, er, Senator Ed Markey

July 18, 2017

Senator Ed Markey was shoveling out the Net Neutrality bullslop in overdrive during last week’s “day of action” Hill event. According to the Senator, Net Neutrality is about protecting “small companies.” Exclaimed Markey (from the video above): “…And I think that this is going to be well understood by every American, and in Washington, DC, […]

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MediaFreedom to FCC > Can We Get Rid of the Pernicious OIO / Net Neutrality Rules Already?

July 18, 2017

Before the Federal Communications Commission Washington, D.C. 20554 COMMENTS OF MEDIAFREEDOM MediaFreedom commends the FCC’s Restoring Internet Freedom NPRM, which we hope leads to the elimination of the Open Internet Order’s (“OIO”) regulatory overreach, especially as it pertains to the re-classification of ISPs as common carriers. We hope also that the resulting rules axe in […]

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Net Neutrality Conflatus – Senator Al Franken

July 14, 2017

Wednesday was the so-called Day of Action – a fake news event staged by professional community activists to raise awareness about the “importance” of government-regulated Net Neutrality. At one such event on Capitol Hill, Senator Al Franken addressed adoring millennials, harping on industry contentions that Title II Net Neutrality could tamp down investment and innovation. […]

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Srinivasan-Tatel Provide ISPs with Net Neutrality “Get out of Jail Card”?

July 10, 2017

You may know that earlier in May an en banc panel at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit rejected an appeal challenging the Open Internet / Net Neutrality Order, letting the Order stand for the time being. Interestingly, in that ruling, Judges Srinivasan and Tatel issued an illuminating concurring statement, revealing, in […]

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FOIA’d E-mails Show Wheeler FCC Rolled Red Carpet Out for Last “Day of Action” Organizers, Not So Much for Others

June 7, 2017

On Sept. 10, 2014, Fight for the Future (Holmes Wilson), Demand Progress (David Segal), and Google-funded activist Marvin Ammori organized a “day of action” / Internet Slowdown to show the world what life would be like without Net Neutrality. The event was also designed to generate large numbers of comments into the FCC, supporting the […]

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Media Reformer: “We Have to Take Away Certain People’s Rights to Build a Society”

June 1, 2017

This clip was shot at an FCC rally for Net Neutrality on May 18th.  It tells you all you need to know about the anti-free speech Left and its “media reform” agenda, which it hopes can be realized on the Internet via Title II Net Neutrality. Transcript: Me: I think we all agree on the […]

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