Join The Fight!
Cable companies want to slow down (and break!) your favorite sites, for profit. To fight back, let’s cover the web with symbolic “loading” icons, to remind everyone what an Internet without net neutrality would look like, and drive record numbers of emails and calls to lawmakers. Are you in? https://www.battleforthenet.com/sept10th/?t=dXNlcmlkPTUyMzcxNzMxLGVtYWlsaWQ9OTAzMg==
Proof Positive Civilization As We Know It Not In Decline
Not so many years ago, this was the most popular and exciting thing on the internet. No longer. Any way you look at it, and Justin Bieber notwithstanding, that’s an upgrade. Especially when the dancing babies have been largely replaced by a pissed-off cat. Just saying.
Random Photo Found Via Google #13: Rockin’ Family
Random photos from the internet to you, via me. About these posts and the photos in ’em: http://wp.me/p3AOvB-FN
On Dan Snyder, The Redskins, Free Speech and Flag Desecration
Wow! That’s a lot for one little article, eh? A few weeks ago, I posted on my support of the effort to encourage Dan Snyder, owner of the Washington Redskins NFL football team, to change it’s name. A similar post planted elsewhere on the web stirred up a dialogue with a fellow I know from…
An Open Letter To Dan Snyder & The Redskins: Time To Rebrand
Not so many years ago, the NCAA forced my Alma Mater, Indiana University of Pennsylvania–located in the town of Indiana, PA–to abandon it’s historic nickname, mascot, and iconography as “The IUP Indians.” A lot of folks were resentful at the external pressure, a lot more were like me and just thought it was a big…
Keep The Internet FREE and OPEN
http://www.google.com/takeaction Center for Digital Democracy: http://www.democraticmedia.org Common Cause: http://www.commoncause.org/telecom Consumers Union: http://www.hearusnow.org/internet/whatsatstake/openaccessandcontent/ Free Press: http://www.freepress.net/deadend/=neutrality Public Knowledge: http://www.publicknowledge.org Center for Digital Democracy: www.democraticmedia.org Common Cause: www.commoncause.org/telecom Consumers Union: www.hearusnow.org/internet/whatsatstake/openaccessandcontent/ Free Press: www.freepress.net/deadend/=neutrality Public Knowledge: www.publicknowledge.org – See more at: http://www.commoncause.org/site/pp.asp?c=dkLNK1MQIwG&b=1234951#sthash.p1rPhXVP.dpuf Center for Digital Democracy: www.democraticmedia.org Common Cause: www.commoncause.org/telecom Consumers Union: www.hearusnow.org/internet/whatsatstake/openaccessandcontent/ Free Press: www.freepress.net/deadend/=neutrality Public…
Don’t Let Hollywood & Big Business Control The Internet!
Tell W3C: We don’t want the Hollyweb! “Hollywood is at it again. Its latest ploy to take over the Web? Use its influence at the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) to weave Digital Restrictions Management (DRM) into HTML5 — in other words, into the very fabric of the Web. Millions of Internet users came together…