Historic Win for Net Neutrality! (vid; action alert)

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August 1, 2008 — WASHINGTON — Today, the Federal Communications Commission voted to punish Comcast, the nation’s largest cable company, for blocking users’ access to the open Internet. In a landmark decision, FCC Chairman Kevin Martin and Commissioners Michael Copps and Jonathan Adelstein approved an “enforcement order” that would require Comcast to stop blocking and publicly disclose its methods for interfering with Internet traffic.

Josh Silver, executive director of Free Press, issued the following statement:

“The FCC’s bipartisan decision to punish Comcast is a major victory. Defying every ounce of conventional wisdom in Washington, everyday people have taken on a major corporation and won an historic precedent for an open Internet.”

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3 thoughts on “Historic Win for Net Neutrality! (vid; action alert)

  1. Is there a company who provides for Internet service that doesn’t go down, I’d like to know, I’m tired of losing my connection for hours at a time? Yesterday was weird it went down for a few minutes to a half hour throughout the whole day. Frustrating.

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