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Good News: “U.S. Household Net Worth Pushes Further Into Record Territory”

“Americans’ wealth pushed further into record territory in the final quarter of last year, hitting nearly $100 trillion thanks to rising stock markets and property prices. Household net worth—the value of all assets such as stocks and real estate minus … Continue reading

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Good News: “Regulators abolish [Obama era] ‘net neutrality’ rules”

“The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted along party lines on Thursday to repeal landmark 2015 rules that intended to ensure a free and open Internet, as protesters gather to oppose the change. The 3-2 ruling sets up a court fight … Continue reading

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“FCC Plans December Vote to Kill [FAKE] Net Neutrality Rules”

“The U.S. Federal Communications Commission next month is planning a vote to kill Obama-era rules demanding fair treatment of web traffic and may decide to vacate the regulations altogether, according to people familiar with the plans…” https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-11-15/killing-net-neutrality-rules-is-said-readied-for-december-vote The obama admin … Continue reading

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“Power to seize phone, Net records is a ‘sanctioned fishing expedition,’ critics say”

“When prosecutors first pushed for the power to seize telephone and Internet records themselves, bypassing the need for a judge to approve a warrant, they argued the power was necessary to help them quickly track down missing children and sexual … Continue reading

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Good News: “FCC votes 2-1 to advance repeal of Obama-era internet rules”

“The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted 2-1 on Thursday to advance a Republican plan to reverse the Obama administration’s 2015 “net neutrality” order.” http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-fcc-neutrality-idUSKCN18E2H7 Net neutrality existed before Obama was in office. Obama’s new set of rules would pass ownership … Continue reading

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Former FEC Chairwoman Calls For Internet Censorship

“The former Federal Election Commission chairwoman Ann M. Ravel says that political speech must be controlled on social media. .. Ravel argued the proliferation of “fake news” and political advertising on platforms like Facebook influenced elections.” https://heatst.com/politics/former-fec-chairwoman-calls-for-regulations-of-political-speech-on-the-internet/ Who decides what’s … Continue reading

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FCC internet regulations — play by play. [Update – 3/12/15]

This seems like its going to be a huge ongoing story like Ferguson was — so I’ve decided to put it all into one article to avoid cluttering my blog. “Cuban: FCC Net Regs Will Spill Over: ‘TV As You … Continue reading

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