Tag Archives: Tom Wheeler

Mike Ludwig: FCC Chairman Wheeler Moves Toward Strong Net Neutrality Rules

The debate over the FCC’s latest proposals to protect net neutrality has raged for nearly a year. Net neutrality activists have regularly held loud protests at FCC meetings and flooded the FCC’s public comment inbox with millions of letters and comments. At one point, the sheer number of comments overloaded and shut down the agency’s server.

Rivera Sun: FCC Internet Proposal — The Contemporary Pillage of the Commons

Act now to save the internet: Public comment period is open, and FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler needs to hear from citizens.  Learn more. By Rivera Sun  Truthout.org  Op-Ed  29 June 2014 Tom Wheeler, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, speaks during an open meeting in Washington, Dec. 12, 2013. (Photo: Daniel Rosenbaum / The New York Times) Seething […]

▶ Moyers and Winship: Don’t Let Net Neutrality Become Another Broken Promise

Is Net Neutrality Dead?  Democracy loses if the Internet’s sold to the highest bidder — and that may be exactly what’s about to happen. Full Show: Is Net Neutrality Dead? May 2, 2014 For years, the government has upheld the principle of “Net neutrality,” the belief that everyone should have equal access to the web […]

▶ Thom Hartmann: FCC Action Will Not Protect Free Speech Online

Published on Feb 21, 2014 Thom Hartmann discusses an FCC announcement regarding net neutrality with Craig Aaron, President and CEO-Free Press Website: http://www.freepress.net/  thomhartmann· Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check the Rise Up Times page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” our page today. Find us on Twitter at Rise Up […]

Glenn Greenwald>Attacks on Stephen Hawking, transparency for Manning, Obama’s new lobbyist chief

Debates over Israel and activism in defense of transparency and journalism heat up this week Glenn Greenwald  guardian.co.uk, Thursday 9 May 2013 14.01 EDT I’m traveling rather extensively this week – the last week of travel I have for quite some time, thankfully – so here are several brief items worthy of note: (1) As the Guardian was […]