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Old 11-01-2017, 08:45 PM
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Old 11-22-2017, 04:59 AM
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Best explanation of net neutrality:

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Old 11-22-2017, 03:06 PM
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And penis enlargement ads will start to be replaced by ads for "faster" internet.
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Old 11-22-2017, 03:49 PM
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If this goes away, not only will all your data (PORN HABITS) be scrutinized by telecom companies

Minor correction: That's the privacy rules that were never allowed to see the light of day. Net neutrality doesn't address that.
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Old 12-09-2017, 10:37 PM
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Oh look, in 2003 a VP at Verizon joked with a current FCC chairman about implanting a verizon shill at the FCC. And like Cosby 'joking' about spanish fly, he's now joking about collusion with teleco.
Gizmodo: Leaked video shows FCC chairman Joke about being a verizon shill.
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Old 12-14-2017, 06:48 AM
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NY Attorney General opens investigation into 2 million fake comments on net neutrality using stolen identities with people reporting their children or dead relatives have been found to have left comments against net neutrality.

The FCC has refused to cooperate with the investigation and so far appears to be going forward with a vote anyway. Ironically they've even cited 'protecting the privacy' of real commenters as to why they won't hand over IP addresses.
“Moving forward with this vote would make a mockery of the notice and comment process mandated by the Administrative Procedure Act and reward those who perpetrated this fraud in service of their own hidden agenda,” Attorney General Schneiderman wrote. “None of the assertions in your letter justify the FCC’s refusal to share evidence of who committed these illegal acts.”
A.G. Schneiderman Releases New Details On Investigation Into Fake Net Neutrality Comments | New York State Attorney General

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Old 12-14-2017, 06:23 PM
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This highly legible text has been removed at The Lone Ranger's request.

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Old 12-14-2017, 06:23 PM
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And I removed this one of my own accord.

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Old 12-14-2017, 07:44 PM
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Maybe it's just my computer, but that link is really messed-up.
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Old 12-14-2017, 08:16 PM
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I made a screenshot with a tiny font, but it wouldn't fit.

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Old 12-14-2017, 08:34 PM
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It's not just you, Gizmodo and other places that use Kinja freak the forum out, you have to use the link button and give it a name to link to them instead of letting the forum parse the title.
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Old 12-14-2017, 09:22 PM
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Naw, they can eat a sack of wet asses if they think I'm going to do a special thing to link to them. If they want to be on the internet, they should work the way the internet works.

I'll try harder to remember never to link to Kinja sites.
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Holy crap. Ok, I give up. America The world is officially a farce now.
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This really does suck, BUT we knew it was going to happen, and one really good thing is that people are paying attention, there's a little better general understanding of what's at stake, and there are already a bunch of ideas floating around about serious, long term solutions.

People have been faffing around with this stuff in obscurity for years, so maybe it's just time to deal with it out in the open.

Ajit Pai baffles me. It's like he's trying to set himself up as the next Martin Shkreli or something, running around mocking people and just acting like an entitled fuckwit. Could he possibly not see that people are rallying around their loathing of him? That he's causing people to pay a lot more attention to the issues by acting like an insufferable tweenaged memelord? The trick with passing things like this through smoothly is to be as boring as possible so people lose interest.

I just can't wrap my head around how bone-assed stupid conservatives are.
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Ajit Pai baffles me. It's like he's trying to set himself up as the next Martin Shkreli or something, running around mocking people and just acting like an entitled fuckwit.
One may need to consider the hypothesis that he is an entitled fuckwit :chin:
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Could he possibly not see that people are rallying around their loathing of him? That he's causing people to pay a lot more attention to the issues by acting like an insufferable tweenaged memelord? The trick with passing things like this through smoothly is to be as boring as possible so people lose interest.
It seems quite possible that Pai enjoys making people angry more than he supports ending net neutrality and helping the telecoms per se.

Triggering the libs seems to be a big motivator of a lot of the Trump administration and their supporters. The fact that you often have little recourse against internet trolls while you can vote government trolls out and making people angry makes them want to go vote... does not seem to enter their thoughts very much. Even after they saw a theocratic racist get beat in Alabama.
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FCC announces streamline comments for just $49.95/month.
That's right! Don't wait behind millions of dead parents and toddlers, have your comments fast tracked with our new monthly service!
You will have the peace of mind knowing that we didn't ignore you, we read your comment and just didn't care!
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