Minneapolis FCC Hearing Today; Google & Verizon Plan Would End Free, Public Internet as We Now Know ItBy syndicated_content on 14 Aug 2010
[Tonight the FCC is holding a hearing at South High School, 3131 19th Ave S, in Minneapolis at 6PM, about federal communications policy and Net Neutrality. TC Indymedia depends on Net Neutrality to bring you your community news. Two FCC Commissioners, US Senator Al Franken and Secretary of State Mark Ritchie will speak. Watch live video stream, More event info. Post below from the open publishing newswire]
Google & Verizon Plan Would End Free, Public Internet as We Now Know It
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Recently, Columbus’ Google Fiber effort was revealed. It was okay, but roundly criticized by some in the Columbus Tech Community. I can’t say much about the effort since I work for a company owned by a telecommunications company. But I can say this, if the Columbus tech community really wanted Google to lay its fiber here, it should have banded together and volunteered time to put forth a kick ass effort. Like Baltimore.
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