How 7 words unfit for TV fostered an open Internet 20 years ago today
arstechnica.com
June 26, 2017 Twenty years ago today the Supreme Court issued a landmark decision and unanimously overturned congressional legislation that made it unlawful to transmit "indecent" material on the Internet if that content could be viewed by minors.
Sen. Kamala Harris Opposes FCC Chair Ajit Pai's Plans to Eliminate Free and Open Internet
www.indiawest.com
May 26, 2017 Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., has taken a stance against Federal Communications Commission chair Ajit Pai's plan to eliminate the free and open Internet.
HBO's John Oliver Blasts FCC Open Internet Rollback Plans
www.law360.com
May 8, 2017 Law360, Washington (May 8, 2017, 7:45 PM EDT) -- Late-night host John Oliver in a Sunday segment took to task the Federal Communications Commission chairman's plan to undo the legal basis for net neutrality rules, calling for the public to “take this ...
An Open Internet Is Essential to a Free Internet: Why Net Neutrality Should Matter To Everyone
www.eff.org
September 10, 2014 That's why we're fighting tooth and nail to defend a concept known as net neutrality. Net neutrality means that Internet providers should treat all data that travels over their networks equally, rather than slowing down or even blocking access to sites ...
SOPA undermines the US in its negotiations for a free, open Internet
advocacy.globalvoicesonline.org
December 15, 2011 The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and PROTECT IP Act (PIPA) enable online censorship on a massive scale and threaten to break the Internet, all in the name of intellectual property enforcement. These bills could encompass any foreign site accessible ...
Tunisian Islamists challenge open internet
www.magharebia.com
June 19, 2011 Islamist lawyers in Tunisia are trying to force authorities to re-impose Ben Ali-era internet censorship. By Houda Trabelsi for Magharebia in Tunis 19/06/11 [ati.tn] The Tunisian Internet Agency is filtering pornographic websites after a recent court ...
FCC Launches Competition for 'Open Internet' Apps
www.fastcompany.com
December 21, 2010 BY EB Boyd Today Tired of reading about how the Net Neutrality rules the FCC approved today will either destroy capitalism as we know it or cement the power ...
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