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CollegeHumor explains Net Neutrality

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collegehumor:

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I’m Adam.

-And I’m Emily.

We make “funny videos” on the Internet.

-But soon, we might not be able to.

That’s because…

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…net neutrality is in jeopardy. Net Neutrality is the principle that says ISPs can’t discriminate between different types of traffic.

That means that…

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…whether you’re a bedroom music producer, a couple on an amateur porn site, or just someone with a start up idea - you get access to the same users as Netflix, Facebook or Amazon. On the Internet, anyone can succeed.

But…

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…America’s ISPs wanna set up a pay-for-play system where rich companies pay extra to get to those users first.

If this happens…

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…instead of a wonderful playground if innovation that it is now, the Internet will become like cable TV where you can only get stuff that’s been pre-approved by a bunch of old rich guys.

Ten years from now…

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…your Internet bill could be a bigger “fustercluck” than your cable bill.

Now, you might be thinking…

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…isn’t the government supposed to protect me from fragrant doucheholery like this?

Unfortunately…

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…the former chairman of the FCC (government agency that’s SUPPOSED to protect you) is now the cable industry’s head lobbyist. And another former cable industry lobbyist is now the CURRENT head of the FCC.

So…

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…we can’t trust the FCC to make the right decision on their own. That’s why WE need to protect the Internet we love. The chaotic, AWESOME, often quite weird, place where literally everyone’s voice can be heard.

In a few months…

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…the FCC will approve this festering soal of proposal unless we speak up. The Internet is one of the few places where human voices speak louder than money. So while that’s still the case, let’s use those voices. Go to DEARFCC.ORG and tell them to protect Net Neutrality. Thanks for doing your part to protect the Internet.

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Contact FCC at https://dearfcc.org/

IF DEARFCC.ORG IS DOWN, simply go to good oldhttp://www.savetheinternet.com/

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Thoughts

Sometimes I wonder whether my life will ever end up meaning anything. I like to think that maybe I will leave somewhat of a mark of the world when I’m gone. That either I will amount to something professionally in the future or end up being a big enough impact on someone’s life to change them forever and be remembered for it. I’m not sure, because honestly I have always somewhat held the idea of starting a family and raising someone to be better then you could be, would be one of the best ways to do that but, at least in this point in my life I am surrounded by doubt. Doubt that I am good enough to warrant even having someone who I find beautiful to even come near that point of intimacy with, doubt that I will ever even amount to anything at all, really. As far as I go, in my mind I will always be that ugly guy that tries to be the best he can to the people that matter around him and will probably end up being alone in the end.

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