Hello, I am writing this blog today about a very important topic. In six days, the Federal Communications Commission, also known as the FCC, will vote to gut net neutrality laws. Net neutrality is the principle that Internet service providers like Comcast, AT&T, and Verizon should not control what we see and do online. In 2015, Internet freedom groups and 3.7 million commenters won strong net neutrality rules. The rules prohibited Internet service providers from blocking, throttling, and paid prioritization, "fast lanes" for sites that pay, and slow lanes for those who didn't pay.
In May 2017, Ajit V. Pai, chairman of the FCC and former deputy General Counsel at Verizon, introduced a plan to repeal net neutrality laws. Instead of it being d…
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I am making this proposal to end the recent User Rights drama. Some of this is based off of South Ferry’s blog regarding some of the same actions and a Discussions post created by TheOneFootTallBrickWall. As per all proposals, vote support, neutral, or oppose. If 65 percent of people vote in favor of this after a one week period, it will be added to the Requests page, and become official policy. This proposal will add prerequisites for the acquisition of user rights. This proposal does not effect any current staff member, no current staff member will be demoted if they do not meet these conditions.
- Requests for rollback: In order to submit an application for rollback, you need to have been on the wiki for a minimum of three weeks. In additi…
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