Net Neutrality is Killed by GOP

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Re: Net Neutrality is Killed by GOP

Post by scrmbldggs » Mon Jan 08, 2018 6:29 pm

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Re: Net Neutrality is Killed by GOP

Post by Gord » Mon Aug 20, 2018 12:40 pm

Meanwhile, elsewhere on the planet:

https://www.lumendatabase.org/notices/16954705#
https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=17787302
https://torrentfreak.com/bizarre-dmca-t ... ws-181011/

Melbourne artist Gamble Breaux has sent a DMCA request to Google to block certain sites which she claims have been showing her song, "This Time", in violation of her copyright. However, many of the sites she listed in her DMCA have no connection to her song. One of them is a PDF called "Useful EU links". Anothers include EU websites that report on censorship, including this Danish news site: https://politiken.dk/kultur/filmogtv/ar ... tv-og-film

Dafuq is going on? :befuddled:
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Re: Net Neutrality is Killed by GOP

Post by Gord » Thu Aug 23, 2018 2:24 pm

Ta-dahhhh!

https://www.npr.org/2018/08/22/64081507 ... chief-says
Verizon Throttled Firefighters' Data As Mendocino Wildfire Raged, Fire Chief Says

..."Please work with us," Daniel Farrelly, a systems analyst for the Santa Clara Fire Department, entreated the company in an email dated July 30. "All we need is a plan that does not offer throttling or caps of any kind."

A few hours later, a Verizon accounts manager suggested they get an upgrade....

...Santa Clara County Fire Chief Anthony Bowden included the emails in his declaration supporting a petition challenging the Federal Communications Commission's decision to repeal Obama-era regulations known as net neutrality — which barred service providers from blocking or slowing Internet access or from speeding it up for a higher charge....

...In his addendum to a brief filed Monday, noted first by Ars Technica, Bowden said Verizon reduced its data rates to just one two-hundredths of what was usual — and did so at a critical time for the emergency response....
So, it looks like Verizon may have seen an opportunity to force the Santa Clara County Fire Department to pay for an upgrade when they noticed them using a lot of data. Unfortunately, that meant the fire department wasn't getting the service for which they had paid in the first place.

Thanks, Trump!
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Re: Net Neutrality is Killed by GOP

Post by scrmbldggs » Thu Aug 23, 2018 3:40 pm

:hmm: Maybe Mitch McTurtle is the biggest villain here. And there. And everywhere...
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Re: Net Neutrality is Killed by GOP

Post by scrmbldggs » Tue Aug 28, 2018 4:02 pm

Predisential address on Twiter:

Aug 28, 2018 - Google search results for “Trump News” shows only the viewing/reporting of Fake News Media. In other words, they have it RIGGED, for me & others, so that almost all stories & news is BAD. Fake CNN is prominent. Republican/Conservative & Fair Media is shut out. Illegal? 96% of....

....results on “Trump News” are from National Left-Wing Media, very dangerous. Google & others are suppressing voices of Conservatives and hiding information and news that is good. They are controlling what we can & cannot see. This is a very serious situation-will be addressed!
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