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Net Neutrality

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on January 16, 2014

Net Neutrality Just Got Sucker-Punched. Will Madison Avenue Get the Bill?

Why You Should Be Freaking Out About The End Of Net Neutrality: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/01/14/net-neutrality_n_4597831.html
Feds Can’t Enforce Net Neutrality: What This Means For You: http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2014/01/14/262454310/feds-cant-enforce-net-neutrality-what-this-means-for-you?utm_content=socialflow&utm_campaign=nprfacebook&utm_source=npr&utm_medium=facebook
Internet has been the most democratic tool in the last two decades. Trough the Arab Spring, anti-Putin blogs, Erdogan’s Turkey, my home country Bulgaria: people have had a viable voice to speak, hear and share, despite government-own, Goebbels-like mass media, who thus looses the opportunity to control public opinion. .
That era is only logical to wind down. In my home country, the Murdock-like media owner, as well as ruling-parties’ apparatchiks pay “trolls” to go and muddle the blog sections under online articles and the social media field.
In the U.S., the same process takes different “democratic” way: the big companies are lobbying and buying their way of silencing the Internet right of people to be able to voice, speak and share their opinion.

One Response to “Net Neutrality”

  1.   Plamen Miltenoff Says:

    Here’s a Simple Explanation of Net Neutrality And How It Affects You — In Plain English

    Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/simple-explanation-of-net-neutrality-2014-4#ixzz2zqEcWsAg

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