From the article:
County disputes Verizon claim that throttling “has nothing to do with net neutrality.”
Source: Fire dept. rejects Verizon’s “customer support mistake” excuse for throttling | Ars Technica
They had top folks in the fire department talking up the chain of command at Verizon. This wasn’t a simple 20 minute service call. They required contract changes to get service back.
This is what corporations do when they can. They wait, and opportunistically fuck over anyone, even in the midst of a bona fide emergency.
Quite honestly, I think Verizon should be criminally charged with impeding the firefighters attempts to stop the fire. It’s just so egregious.
As climate deniers claim credit for killing Net Neutrality, the FCC’s internal auditor reveals that Neutracide was based on a lie.
Source: As climate deniers claim credit for killing Net Neutrality, the FCC’s internal auditor reveals that Neutracide was based on a lie / Boing Boing
I am not sure anything can be said being this.
Three-year-old “no paid prioritization” pledge was suddenly removed.
Source: Comcast deleted net neutrality pledge the same day FCC announced repeal | Ars Technica
Here’s another not very shocking event.
Groups plan to contest the FCC decision’s to repeal net neutrality rules.
Source: The FCC Just Killed Net Neutrality. Now What? | WIRED
There will be lawsuits. I honestly hope that we will have more protections in place as a result of this, when it comes to court cases. I really really hope.
And how much money they’ve taken from the telecom industry.
Source: Here’s a List of the Members of Congress Who Just Told Ajit Pai to Repeal Net Neutrality – Motherboard
This is important as well. We should know who is being paid to destroy free access to the internet. The politicians that are taking money to do this, next to be voted out.