A View From The Handbasket

Saturday, April 22, 2006
Net neutrality
Posted by neros_fiddle at 7:41 PM
When you can get Glenn Reynolds and MoveOn.org to unite in common cause, you figure it's got to be a slam-dunk issue. And this one is. With almost no noise in the media, the government is mulling ceding control of the Internet to the major ISPs, allowing them to selectively throttle bandwidth or block sites and services as they see fit. It doesn't take much imagination to see the damage this could do to (what people of any ideological stripe can see as) the communications miracle of the Internet.

So check out savetheinternet.com, and drop some stamps to your Congresscritters.

Here's a short video that explains what's going on.

There's no excuse for losing this one.

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