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‘Leaked’ mockumentary hopes to get people more engaged in net neutrality

Net neutrality is an issue that is so oft-debated and cited but the stakes of which some may not actually know. To combat this, filmmaker Gina Konstantinakos has released a short mockumentary called “…  …

Netflix CEO blasts Comcast for shredding net neutrality

The CEO of Netflix blasted the nation’s largest cable Internet provider on Sunday for violating the principles of net neutrality by exempting its own online video service from bandwidth caps it recently imposed on other Internet usage. The criticism from Netflix CEO Reed Hastings seems to be in line with…

Sen. Franken delivers impassioned defense of ‘Net Neutrality’

In a U.S. Senate debate Wednesday morning, Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) gave an impassioned defense of network neutrality, the principle that mandates Internet service providers (ISPs) treat all Web traffic equally. “Net Neutrality,” as supporters have labeled it, was cemented into law by the Federal Communications Commission in 2010 after…

Telecoms want ‘to put Netflix out of business entirely,’ Sen. Franken tells SXSW

AT&T ‘moving in a direction consumers don’t want to go,’ Netflix tells Raw Story Appearing in a recent panel discussion at the South by Southwest music, film and technology festival in Austin, Texas, Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) warned that net neutrality, or the treatment of all data on a network…

WARNING: The Government Will Do Unspecified Incoherent Things To You

Telecoms have gone full Tea Party on net neutrality: The FCC has released a national broadband plan recently, part of which included very, very mild proposals about net neutrality, focused almost entirely on preventing content discrimination by ISPs (short version: any resource a user wants to access should be treated…

This Is A New Bit Of Wingnut

I made this mistake of watching this terrible video, and without forcing you to watch it, there’s apparently a new idea that net neutrality is a way of regulating conservatism on the Internet out of existence. I’m too tired to even research exactly how this came to be, but if…

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