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Old 11-21-2017, 09:40 PM   #1
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The FCC promises to repeal the Net Neutrality Act.

What are your thoughts on this?
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Old 11-21-2017, 09:45 PM   #2
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Pretty f#cking bad
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Old 11-21-2017, 10:12 PM   #3
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Yeah, this is bad. Very very bad.
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Old 11-21-2017, 10:56 PM   #4
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So here's my question...do they want violent revolution against them or will they be caught completely off-guard when/if that happens?

What will it take for Net Neutrality to be restored - because eventually, it will have to be. Or so I hope.
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Old 11-22-2017, 08:31 AM   #5
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<Archer> Do you want a violent peasant uprising? Because this is how you get a violent peasant uprising.</Archer>
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Old 11-22-2017, 08:34 AM   #6
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Old 11-22-2017, 03:25 PM   #7
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So...here's a question...

How on earth are they going to get this done when they pass it? How long will it take to organize? Will it even work like they think it will?


In regards to the actual bill that's being voted on...this is it.
Yes it is about "preventing" sex trafficking. Yes, it's really, really dumb.
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Old 11-22-2017, 03:58 PM   #8
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So...here's a question...

How on earth are they going to get this done when they pass it? How long will it take to organize? Will it even work like they think it will?


In regards to the actual bill that's being voted on...this is it.
Yes it is about "preventing" sex trafficking. Yes, it's really, really dumb.
We already had such laws in Russia, which allow to close any site without any kind of legal procedure beforehand.
Naturally it used primarily against political opponents of the regime.
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So...here's a question...

How on earth are they going to get this done when they pass it? How long will it take to organize? Will it even work like they think it will?


In regards to the actual bill that's being voted on...this is it.
Yes it is about "preventing" sex trafficking. Yes, it's really, really dumb.
Preventing us to know about the sex trafficking they're doing, more like it.
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Old 11-23-2017, 08:28 AM   #10
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We already had such laws in Russia, which allow to close any site without any kind of legal procedure beforehand.
Naturally it used primarily against political opponents of the regime.
I mean, letís be honest. Iím fairly certain that this is at least part of the reason theyíre pursuing this...and blanket repealing of previous presidentsí executive orders....and just tell the population its to control some scary thing.

*shrug*

Someone will bring a lawsuit about this fairly quickly and itíll be a supreme court issue.
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Old 11-25-2017, 06:58 AM   #11
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There will be a revoluiton against the US goverment or any other goverment the minute that something llike pass. Millions of people will be on the streets demadning it to be deleted. Goverment will be down in at least days if not hours after this pass if it pass. It like suicade. It like they want the whole americans against their goverment.
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Old 11-25-2017, 12:10 PM   #12
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There will be a revoluiton against the US goverment or any other goverment the minute that something llike pass. Millions of people will be on the streets demadning it to be deleted. Goverment will be down in at least days if not hours after this pass if it pass. It like suicade. It like they want the whole americans against their goverment.
holy **** you actually posted something not in shredder speak

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Old 11-25-2017, 12:35 PM   #13
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There will be a revoluiton against the US goverment or any other goverment the minute that something llike pass. Millions of people will be on the streets demadning it to be deleted. Goverment will be down in at least days if not hours after this pass if it pass. It like suicade. It like they want the whole americans against their goverment.
No there won't. Maybe a pitter patter of fading protest. Everyone is too chickensh*t nowadays.
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Old 11-28-2017, 12:40 PM   #14
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People who benefit from it are now trying to censor protests. It's so bad that Tumblr will delete tags and posts related to net neutrality.
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Old 11-28-2017, 03:01 PM   #15
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I mean, let’s be honest. I’m fairly certain that this is at least part of the reason they’re pursuing this...and blanket repealing of previous presidents’ executive orders....and just tell the population its to control some scary thing.

*shrug*

Someone will bring a lawsuit about this fairly quickly and it’ll be a supreme court issue.
That actually is a pretty good point, but the question is if that will even work. The question become actually getting to that point.

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Actually it could...
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That actually is a pretty good point, but the question is if that will even work. The question become actually getting to that point.

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What do you mean?
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Basically, they still have to go through legal courts to actually get the repeal passed. And when they do that, Pai has to bring recent evidence that it's necessary, for which he has very little.

I provided three articles to describe that exactly.
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Old 12-04-2017, 10:54 AM   #18
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https://www.engadget.com/2017/12/04/...utrality-vote/

Vote delayed (maybe?) because of possibly FAKE comments from FAKE accounts.
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Net Nutrality is dead. It goes to court next Lets hope the FCC Gets sued by ACLU and other places
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It has to go to court first.

Where it will inevitably be struck down because support of Net Neutrality is bipartisan. The vote may have gone like they wanted, but they have a very long way to go before they can try anything.
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