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Podcast: The Plan To Break The Internet

In this episode Dennis and Joel discuss the FCC’s plan to Kill net Neutrality and were also going to talk about a letter that congress wrote to try and fix the privacy mess they created.

Finally cut the cable TV cord in eight easy steps – https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/home/finally-cut-the-cable-tv-cord-in-eight-easy-steps/2017/04/18/6cae6086-1ed8-11e7-be2a-3a1fb24d4671_story.html?utm_term=.3663851338bd

Congressman “The Cable Guy” – http://www.talkingnewmedia.com/2017/04/17/congressman-defends-end-to-net-neutrality-rules-nobodys-got-to-use-the-internet/

*CORRECTION – In the episode we stated that the Senate sent this letter to the FCC. This is incorrect, it was the House of Representatives.

Congress has a solution to the problem they created – http://energycommerce.house.gov/sites/republicans.energycommerce.house.gov/files/documents/114/20170407FCC.pdf

FTC Comments on privacy – https://www.ftc.gov/system/files/documents/advocacy_documents/comment-staff-bureau-consumer-protection-federal-trade-commission-federal-communications-commission/160527fcccomment.pdf

Mandatory arbitration clauses – https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2016/10/mandatory-arbitration-restricts-rights-of-isp-customers-says-fcc-democrat/

FTC Chairman Interview – https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2017/04/unenforceable-how-voluntary-net-neutrality-lets-isps-call-the-shots/

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