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Net Neutrality ? - Internet Is Changing

Net Neutrality needs to pass into law and not the watered down version!
"Don't let your Internet be swindled away!"
Big Telecom and Big Internet Providers are lobbing hard to take away equal fair access to the Internt ....your Internet!
A new bill is trying to gain its way which would allow...

A two tiered Internet Service
One for the big corporate dollar holders which would be the prime bandwidth and expensive
The second for the rest of the have-nots which would be the bottom end of quality and service
Contact your congressmen or Representative and tell them you want Net Neutrality

Big dollar website would rock
But the average www.joe-anybody would have very little compared to what used to be his before Net Neutrality
In fact the Internet was started and funded by "our tax dollars"
We taxpayers provided the money to make it grow!
Lets not allow it to slip away while we sleep through another media telephone cable theft of what belongs to us taxpayers
Contact your House Rep here -  http://www.house.gov/writerep/
And your Congressman here -  link to congress.org


This link is a short video on one aspect of this Net Neutrality   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l9jHOn0EW8U

Read these few paragraphs below then contact your Representative and encourage them to do the right thing ... ..

As quoted from this link here -  http://www.savetheinternet.com/=faq

This is about Internet freedom. "Network Neutrality" -- the First Amendment of the Internet -- ensures that the public can view the smallest blog just as easily as the largest corporate Web site by preventing Internet companies like AT&T from rigging the playing field for only the highest-paying sites.
But Internet providers like AT&T, Verizon and Comcast are spending millions of dollars lobbying Congress to gut Net Neutrality. If Congress doesn't take action now to implement meaningful network neutrality provisions, the future of the Internet is at risk.

The current version of the COPE Act includes watered-down Net Neutrality provisions that are essentially meaningless. An amendment offered by Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.), which would have instituted real Net Neutrality requirements, was defeated in committee after intense industry lobbying against it.
The COPE Act is expected to be voted on by the full House in the second week of May. Congressman Markey is preparing to introduce his amendment on the floor so that every member is on the record. No member of Congress can in good conscience vote against Internet freedom and with the telecom cartel. The Senate is moving more deliberately on the issue. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) has introduced this bill here -  http://www.freepress.net/congress/billinfo.php?id=168
Which would ensure Net Neutrality. And Sens. Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) and Byron Dorgan (R-N.D.) are expected to introduce a bipartisan amendment supporting Net Neutrality when the Senate takes up its own rewrite of the Telecommunications Act later this year.

There is another good description of this on Common Cause which can be found here
-  http://www.commoncause.org/site/pp.asp?c=dkLNK1MQIwG&b=1234951

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