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Wednesday, June 4, 2014

MUST WATCH!: John Oliver's epic rant on net neutrality and the FCC proceedings

Check out the use of "newspeak" for the titles of these amazing attempts to monopolize providing internet services by cable companies.  John Oliver's epic rant on net neutrality explains what is going on (see youtube video below).  These are bullshit titles, more typical of the names of right-wing organizations and so-called "think tanks."
Proceeding #TitleFilings in Last 30 Days
14-28Protecting and Promoting the Open Internet45,193
14-57Applications of Comcast Corporation and Time Warner Cable Inc. for Consent to Assign or Transfer Control of Licenses and Applications1,678

12-268Expanding the Economic and Innovation Opportunities of Spectrum Through Incentive Auctions113

10-90In the Matter of Connect America Fund A National Broadband Plan for Our Future High-Cost Universal Service Support. 

Published on YouTube on June 1, 2014

Cable companies are trying to create an unequal playing field for internet speeds, but they're doing it so boringly that most news outlets aren't covering it.
John Oliver explains the controversy and lets viewers know how they can voice their displeasure to the FCC.

(, for any interested parties)

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