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Jimmy Kimmel slams ‘jackhole’ at the FCC who ended net neutrality

First, Jimmy Kimmel slammed the government over not funding children’s healthcare. Now, like many Americans, he’s angry about the death of net neutrality.  “The FCC did something absolutely despicable today,” he said Thursday on Jimmy Kimmel Live! “They voted to put an end to net neutrality.” SEE ALSO: Net neutrality is officially dead “Internet service providers will be allowed to slow down or block web traffic to any website or streaming service they like,” he explained, “which benefits the big telecom companies, and does the opposite for all of us.”…

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Alyssa Milano is the voice we need to keep the net neutrality fight going

Fight!Image: Getty Images/Mashable A quiet resignation has begun to set in among net neutrality proponents as Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai marches forward with his plan. But Alyssa Milano is having none of it. The actress and advocate has emerged as one of the loudest and most aggressive voices in support of net neutrality. In this role as champion of net neutrality, Milano’s accomplished something few others have: She’s gotten Pai to engage, despite him mostly ignoring any and all criticism in the past eight months. SEE ALSO: The…

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The U.S. government’s proposal to kill net neutrality is even worse than we expected

Image: Getty Images Few who follow the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the history of its efforts to enshrine network neutrality rules into law were surprised yesterday when Chairman Ajit Pai announced that he would make public a proposal to deregulate broadband Internet access by “reclassifying” it as an information service under the Communications Act of 1934.  But many expected the Chairman to at least propose retaining some of the rules that protect consumers and competition online, like a prohibition against broadband providers blocking or throttling online content and services.…

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Didn’t we already win this one? People are pissed about the net neutrality repeal

The internet is NOT taking this lying down.Image: John lund/blend images/Getty Images The open internet’s worst nightmare is about to become a reality: the FCC has announced its plans to end net neutrality. SEE ALSO: Is Making Broadband a Utility the Key to Saving the Internet? The internet is NOT pleased, to say the least. On social media, people are calling out the plan for disregarding the wishes of the American people, lamenting the end of the internet as they know it, and calling on citizens and companies alike to…

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