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In January 2014, the federal appeals court in Washington, D.C., trashed (PDF) the Federal Communications Commission’s “Open Internet” rules. Translation: The judges killed Net Neutrality.  And in April 2014, proposed rules by the FCC would allow discrimination of content by ISPs. But there's hope -- and now is the time to act.


Email or Tweet FCC Chairperson Tom Wheeler

The FCC just lost in court -- but FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler can still take action to defend an open Internet.

Urge Chairperson Wheeler to reclassify broadband as communication service and protect the open Internet: Email Tom Wheeler at the FCC website.   And tweet him: @TomWheelerFCC




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