A good introduction to the Net Neutrality issue in 2017

A good introduction to Net Neutrality, and the U.S. FCC’s fight against it, can be had from comedian John Oliver*. He has dedicated two of his “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” segments and one “web supplement” update to the issue, and he does a lively and interesting job of explaining.

* Please note that if you’re one of the people who is offended by strong language, it’s probably best that you find someone other than John Oliver to explain this issue to you, such as Fight for the Future at battleforthenet.com or Free Press at savetheinternet.com.

Jun 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.

May 7, 2017: Equal access to online information is once again under serious threat. John Oliver encourages internet commenters to voice their displeasure to the FCC by visiting www.gofccyourself.com and clicking “express” to file your comment.

May 14, 2017: John Oliver discusses Net Neutrality and the recent flood of comments posted on the FCC’s website.

A good introduction to the Net Neutrality issue in 2017

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