If your ability to earn a living as an Indie Filmmaker is not a big enough issue to catch your attention, how about considering that your freedom is at stake? What if you knew that the principal and practice of free speech was at risk, would that wake you up? How about if you knew that corporate interests were once again being favored over those of the people? Well, today is the day that all those things are happening, so whachagonnnado? The FCC meets today and proposes regulations that could seriously undermine net neutrality. It generally appears that corporate interests are being looked after, and we are headed towards a tiered internet where providers can favor some content over others. Prepare to get really upset. Prepare to do something to fight back and protect a free and open internet.
Al Franken says it is the most important free speech issue of our time. VC fund, Union Square Ventures, recommends prohibiting "application-specific discrimination", and that seems to make good sense.
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