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FCC’s dull plans for Internet get viral, angry response

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July 31, 2014

FCC’s dull plans for Internet get viral, angry response

This summer’s public backlash created a snowball effect between the viral Internet and public figures from comedians to politicians taking a stand.

First came technology advocacy groups, asking everyday web users to consider the start-ups, nonprofits and community sites that cannot afford these pay-for-priority tolls.

The Electronic Frontier Foundation site DearFCC.org had an easy form that over 117,000 people used to submit a comment with a few keystrokes.

Read more here: http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2014/07/29/234772/fccs-dull-plans-for-internet-get.html#storylink=cpy
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
McClatchy

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