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ByteStyle: New Bill Will End Free Speech Online

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Al Franken cracks himself up as Senator, now he’s out to take over Algore’s internet

The Senate’s self-appointed Jester, or rather, Court Fool, has now taken up a new job in addition to pretending to be a US Senator; he’s a Twitter Activist. His cause du jour? Restricting the internet to anyone who doesn’t agree with the left. Uncle Al would like you to sign his petition because “…the government […] Continue reading

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Democrats push for new Internet sales taxes

Introducing… the MAIN STREET FAIRNESS ACT! For real, that’s what it’s called:
From CNET:
The halcyon days of tax-free Internet shopping will, if Rep. Bill Delahunt gets his way, soon be coming to an abrupt end.
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FCC Chair: Broadband Problems Result of Checks & Balances

Inspiring words from FCC Chair Julius Genachowski in a speech about broadband in the US:

Another issue, he said, is the fact that the country pours money into a universal fund for phone calls, but not for broadband. Recent court rulings, he said, have… Continue reading

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Congress Blocks FCC Push to Regulate the Internet

A somewhat unexpected development on the net neutrality front:
From CNET:

The Federal Communications Commission’s plan to impose Net neutrality regulations just became much more difficult to pull off.
A bipartisan group of politicians on Monday told F… Continue reading

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New U.S. Push to Regulate Internet Access

Here we go again…

H/T @andylevy:

WASHINGTON—In a move that will stoke a battle over the future of the Internet, the federal government plans to propose regulating broadband lines under decades-old rules designed for traditional phone networks.

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