Internet Slowdown Day Reduces Net Neutrality to a Pop-Up Ad

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For all its varied opinions, cliques, communities and deep, dark corners, the Internet has shown itself to be remarkably resilient at coming together to defend one thing: the Internet.

At least it had been.

With the comment period coming to an end on the Federal Communication Commission’s proposed broadband traffic regulation, the Internet attempted to mobilize itself for a day of reckoning to show just how bad things could get. Nobody would fault you if you haven’t noticed

Sept. 10 is Internet Slowdown Day. Organized by Battle for the Net, the effort has enlisted a variety of major Internet players, including Reddit, Mozilla, Kickstarter and Netflix to help drive people to put pressure the FCC before the Sept. 15 deadline for comments Read more…

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Jason Abbruzzese

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