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The Most Important Free Speech Issue of Our Time

http://www.huffingtonpost.com

The good news is that the Federal Communications Commission has the power to issue regulations that protect net neutrality. The bad news is that draft regulations written by FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski don't do that at all. They're worse than nothing.

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More than 80 Groups Demand Real Net Neutrality

http://www.savetheinternet.com

More than 80 organizations and businesses are today urging Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski to enact real Net Neutrality rules, not the empty compromise the chairman has proposed.

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Order Against Comcast Issued, FCC Credits EFF

http://www.eff.org

"The FCC has finally published its order (adopted on August 1) directing Comcast to stop blocking BitTorrent traffic. The 34-page ruling makes for surprisingly enjoyable reading, at least as FCC publications go. The order follows the basic outline that was explained by Chairman Martin in his statement on August 1, 2008. But there are some interesting additional tidbits: ..."

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Bipartisan FCC Majority Condemns Comcast's Illegal Blocking

http://www.freepress.net

"WASHINGTON -- Today, the Federal Communications Commission published an enforcement order punishing Comcast, the nation's largest cable company, for blocking Internet users' access to legal online content and services. The order, approved by a bipartisan majority on Aug.

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GNU IceCat not supported on comcast.net

http://www.comcast.net

Please, don't hurt the web this way... --
*N.B: Comcast blocks P2P traffic also: http://www.boingboing.net/2007/10/19/comcast-actively-blo.html

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EFF Releases "Switzerland" ISP Testing Tool

http://www.eff.org

"San Francisco - Hours before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is expected to take action against Comcast for violating the FCC's net neutrality principles, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is releasing "Switzerland," a software tool for customers to test the integrity of their Internet communications..." -- (Switzerland is free software licensed under the GPL)

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Created by can.axis 6 years 2 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 2 weeks ago
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Comcast Sued Over BitTorrent Blocking - UPDATED

http://blog.wired.com

"A California man filed suit in state court Tuesday against internet service provider Comcast, arguing that the company's secret use of technology to limit peer-to-peer applications such as BitTorrent violates federal computer fraud laws, their user contracts and anti-fraudulent advertising statutes..."

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Created by can.axis 6 years 40 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 40 weeks ago
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Comcast Throttles BitTorrent Traffic, Seeding Impossible

http://torrentfreak.com

Over the past weeks more and more Comcast users started to notice that their BitTorrent transfers were cut off. Most users report a significant decrease in download speeds, and even worse, they are unable to seed their downloads. A nightmare for people who want to keep up a positive ratio at private trackers and for the speed of BitTorrent transfers in general.

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