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Net Neutrality in the US: Now What?

Comprehensive info. Time is of the essence, so forgive my inevitable errors.Much links and fun times below:We've stopped things like this before! You have power if you bother to take it.Video script and better formatted version of the links below can be found on my blog: http://vihart.com/net-neutrality-in-the-us-now-what/Politicians love when you personally contact them! It is a fact. If you're not in the US, make sure your local government considers this state of affairs an embarrassment for the US, not something to model your own rules on.List of FCC commissioners and their twitters, emails, blogs, instagrams, etc: http://www.fcc.gov/leadershipDon't know how to contact your representative? Find out who they are and let them know you're watching them! http://whoismyrepresentative.com/Comment form for proceeding 14-28 "Protecting and Promoting the Open Internet"http://apps.fcc.gov/ecfs/upload/display?z=ixfldComment form for proceeding 14-57 "Applications of Comcast Corporation and Time Warner Cable Inc. for Consent to Assign or Transfer Control of Licenses and Applications"http://apps.fcc.gov/ecfs/upload/display?z=v67j6The above proceeding hasList of all proceedings available for comment: http://apps.fcc.gov/ecfs/hotdocket/listGeneral "open internet" FCC inbox: openinternet@fcc.govwhitehouse.gov petition for net neutrality in general: https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/maintain-true-net-neutrality-protect-freedom-information-united-states/9sxxdBgywhitehouse.gov petition for reclassifying broadband as common carrier, specifically: https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/reclassify-internet-broadband-providers-common-carriers/4MrqLTlVOnce you have a whitehouse.gov account, you can sign petitions about all sorts of things you care about!There's a rally in Washington DC on May 15 2014 if you're around: http://act.freepress.net/survey/DC_May_15/Learn more about all this stuffs:Court case ruling cable internet as an "information service" rather than "telecommunications service": http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Cable_%26_Telecommunications_Association_v._Brand_X_Internet_ServicesCommunications act of 1934, describing common carriers under title II: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Communications_Act_of_1934Telecommunications act of 1996, including Title V, the CDA: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Telecommunications_Act_of_1996Communications Decency Act, part of the Telecommunications act of 1996, which protected ISPs from liability: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Communications_Decency_ActThe FCC's Open Internet Order 2010:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FCC_Open_Internet_Order_2010Verizon had the above overturned in 2014 as not applying to non-common carriers:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Verizon_Communications_Inc._v._Federal_Communications_Commission_(2014)A couple other attempts at net neutrality things:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_Freedom_and_Nondiscrimination_Act_of_2006http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Communications_Opportunity,_Promotion_and_Enhancement_Bill_of_2006Data on internet speed from study "The Cost of Connectivity": http://oti.newamerica.net/publications/policy/the_cost_of_connectivity_2013Terms to knowAntitrust law: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_antitrust_lawCartel: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CartelCommon carrier: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_carrierDMCA: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DMCAFCC: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federal_Communications_CommissionGame theory: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Game_theoryISP: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISPMonopoly: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MonopolyNet neutrality: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Net_neutralityOligopoly: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OligopolyTelecommunication: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TelecommunicationsAlso see these other videos on the topic:BlinkPopShift: http://youtu.be/bzUuOscaDbICGPGrey: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wtt2aSV8wdwExtra Credits: http://youtu.be/wQtiIazfoQMHank Green: http://youtu.be/mc2aso6W7jQThankyou Emily Eifler and Christopher Hart for their advice!This video is Creative Commons non-commercial share-alike.

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