SavetheInternet.com just caught Comcast Corp. stacking a FCC hearing with paid (and apparently sleepy) seat-fillers.If you're not familiar with Net Neutrality or why it's important, visit SavetheInternet.com and learn about it. It is crucial to your ability to use the internet on an equal playing field with everyone else, including large corporations. It is a key freedom of speech issue.
The hearing was set up to investigate Comcast's recent blocking of the Internet. But Comcast packed the room so that the public couldn't get in to voice their support for Net Neutrality.
Comcast is blocking the public debate just like it is blocking the Internet: it wields its substantial political and market power to shut out debate and shut up people.
Wednesday, February 27, 2008
Don't Let Comcast Shut You Up
I'm going to be lazy here and cut and paste the text from email I just got from Save the Internet. It's an important cause and here's what they said.