You have until July 18 to tell the FCC what you think of its loathsome proposal to allow rampant discrimination online.
Need inspiration? Check out these comments from some amazing Free Press activists.
In his testimony, Wood noted the empty promises AT&T trots out every time it wants to sell a merger. “Each time it goes shopping,” he said, “AT&T comes before you hoping you’re ready to believe anything, and that you have a very short memory.”
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is clinging to his plan to allow rampant discrimination online the way Linus clings to his blanket. You know it’s time for both of them to let go, but they aren’t yet ready to step up and heed the call.
Last week FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler took to his blog to sing the praises of community broadband — and to rail against the corporate-friendly laws in 20 states that prohibit communities from creating their own networks.
First, the bad news: If the mammoth Comcast succeeds in buying chief rival Time Warner Cable, it will have unmatched power to raise prices, squash competition and reshape the future of the Internet.
Now the good news: This summer, you’ll have lots of opportunities to speak out against this mega-merger.
Vodafone — the world’s second-largest mobile phone company — just released a report revealing that government agencies in six unidentified nations have direct access to its network, enabling them to listen to and record customers’ conversations in real time.
The Wall Street analyst didn’t stand a chance.
He went up against Free Press’ very own Matt Wood on PBS’ NewsHour in a discussion of the AT&T-DIRECTV merger. Though the analyst claimed the deal would serve customers and promote innovation, Wood had the truth on his side.