Monthly Archives: October 2007

Will AT&T and Verizon Kill the Internet?

Daryl Tempesta, Hotdot, WebWire AT&T and Verizon are reviewing plans to acquire the cornerstone domain group for Internet Legislation San Jose, California (Hotdot, LLC) – SaveTheInternet, the leading Net Neutrality group, is largely responsible for spearheading the Net Neutrality campaign over the last few years....
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Inslee and rockers for net neutrality

Brier Dudley, Seattle Times In advance of Wednesday’s FCC hearing on localism and media ownership rules, U.S. Rep. Jay Inslee joined Seattle music industry and advocacy group representatives on a teleconference calling for net neutrality principles. The call was also a prelude to a sold-out...
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Net neutrality? Consider us converted

The Oregonian In spring last year, when “net neutrality” was a hot topic among technophiles and policy geeks, The Oregonian editorialized against the effort to legislate online digital traffic. “Not so fast on net neutrality,” one of our headlines read. Consider this a reversal of...
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Obama pledges Net neutrality laws if elected president

http://www.news.com/8301-10784_3-9806707-7.html?tag=bl If elected president, Barack Obama plans to prioritize, well, barring broadband providers like AT&T and Comcast from prioritizing Internet content. Affixing his signature to federal Net neutrality rules would be high on the list during his first year in the Oval Office, the junior...
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Hands Off the ‘Net

National Review Government tends to tax any new thing under the sun. We’re lucky, then, that it hasn’t gotten its hands on the Internet yet — a fact of vital importance to growth and innovation in the online industry. Thanks goes to a temporary moratorium...
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ACLU Calls for Congressional Hearings on Net Neutrality

ACLU Washington, DC – The American Civil Liberties Union today called on Congress to hold hearings to explore recent anti-consumer actions taken by several Internet service providers that infringed on users’ freedom of speech and access to lawful information. The ACLU believes Congress must take...
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Hoffa Urges Senate to Act on Net Neutrality to Protect Freedom of Speech

Jim Hoffa, Teamsters WASHINGTON, Oct. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/—The following statement on the Internet Freedom Preservation Act was issued today by Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa: “Every American and every organization, regardless of wealth or position, should have the same rights of access and expression. “These are...
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