As members of the Federal Communications Commission prepare for a vote on Net Neutrality next week, some of Congress’ most Internet-savvy members say the rule before the agency doesn’t fully safeguard consumers nor clear even the lowest bar for real Net Neutrality protections.
The nation’s largest telecom companies may be trying to gut Net Neutrality, but their investors – many of whom base their success (and ability to invest) on the open Internet – are not applauding the company line.
We’re running a marathon for the next two days, but this is not your normal 26.2 mile race. This marathon involves hauling at least 50,000 petitions to the Federal Communications Commission in support of real Net Neutrality every hour, on the hour until we’ve delivered all 2 million signatures.
More than 80 organizations and businesses are today urging Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski to enact real Net Neutrality rules, not the empty compromise the chairman has proposed.