FCC OK’s Net Neutrality Rules

Our beloved Federal Communications Commission has approved the highly controversial net neutrality rules, albeit in slightly watered-down form from those originally proposed.

In case you need a reminder as to why this is NOT a good thing, Al Franken lays it out for you:

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12 Comments on "FCC OK’s Net Neutrality Rules"

  1. Payrollpinky | Dec 21, 2010 at 7:18 pm |

    We’re screwed, prepare for facial recognition, retna scans and biometrics to log into the net.

  2. Payrollpinky | Dec 21, 2010 at 3:18 pm |

    We’re screwed, prepare for facial recognition, retna scans and biometrics to log into the net.

  3. Kaosschemata | Dec 21, 2010 at 7:30 pm |

    Be prepared to retreat to the deep depths of the intarweb underworld to access non-biased media.

  4. If you can find it. Comcast has a monopoly where I live in San Diego.

  5. Really? that’s all you guys got out of it? you do realize the FCC takes comments from the public, make your cases.
    here’s a link http://fjallfoss.fcc.gov/ecfs/comment_search/input;jsessionid=NRvYRnnQ8nsQM1nLxp3wsjvTFKl1QTnDjpHLyps1BQBGJpSkdv1S!-1443575460!-432752550?z=rkeiq

  6. If by slightly watered down…you mean “now the complete opposite of what net neutrality was supposed to mean”…then yeah…thats pretty much what it looks like.

  7. If by slightly watered down…you mean “now the complete opposite of what net neutrality was supposed to mean”…then yeah…thats pretty much what it looks like.

  8. Uhhh what? Comcast doesn’t have a monopoly in SD. I mean unless you are confusing Cox Communications with Comcast, and even they don’t have a monopoly.

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