I know many people are confused and irritated about all of the stuff on Tumblr today regarding “internet slowlanes” and net neutrality. What is it? Why do I have to look at that spinning circle of death?
Above is probably the best breakdown of the issue I’ve seen.
Take a second and watch. Take another second and contact your representatives. This shit is very real and very scary.
Knowledge is power.
The internet is power.
Don’t let them take your power away.
Please Help Prevent Internet Cable Company Fuckery!You’re our only hope.So lawmakers are trying to give internet providers the power to control what we have access to by making “internet fast lanes.” This new law will allow provides to setup these fast lanes for the websites that can afford to pay for them. The… websites who can’t afford these fast lanes will be slowed down significantly, and with the new law in place, providers and cable companies can even block websites from users THEY don’t want them to view. If you are at all disturbed by this, please read more information in the link below. No one should have the power to tell us what we can and cannot view or force people to pay for something they should not have to