Tuesday, May 16, 2006

No Food Blogs Day, May 16 2006

Big boys in US wanna bully the small fries. Ciken!

I'm so pissed I don't even want to write about it ... so, copy-pasting from others. :p (ok, i'm just lazy)

~ Blindly copied from Food Blog S'cool ~

Have you heard? The democracy of the internet is being threatened. I hadn't even realized that it was possible to threaten the very foundation of this place we use so freely, until I heard about what's going on in the US Congress right now.

Big service providers -or the Pipes as called in the Telecom jargon- such as AT&T, Comcast, and others, are lobbying Congress and the Senate to allow them to create two tiers internet, essentially a fast and slow one. The fast one will be used by companies who are willing to pay for the über speed, while the rest of the little guys can move at a snail's pace on the slow lane.

~ ciplaked from Masak-masak ~

What can you do to help?:
If you're a non USA resident, put this plea put in your blog or write about it so your USA resident readers can read about it and contact their Senator or Congressperson to voice their concerns. You can also sign the online petition at SavetheInternet.com to support Net neutrality and ask your readers to sign it.

If you're a USA resident, contact your local Senator or representative by writing or contacting them to protest against this action.

So, what are you waiting for? Go Save The Internet!


At May 17, 2006 1:20 pm, Blogger boo_licious said...

Hey, thxs for joining in. Remember to sign up yr blog and the petition.

At May 17, 2006 6:09 pm, Blogger shawnchin said...

signed :)

I spend more time on the Internet than in reality. How could I not?


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