The Federal Communications Commission’s corrupt and undemocratic move to repeal net neutrality dealt a major, shattering blow to internet freedom, but it’s only the first in a series of actions leading to the end goal of complete blind deregulation of federal and state oversight of Big Telecom. Next step: expanding the definition of high-speed broadband internet to include mobile phone service, which the FCC will use disingenuously to portray America’s broadband situation as being better than it actually is.
Comcast and Verizon are demanding telecom regulators to ensure that the FCC’s rollback on net neutrality will overrule any state and local regulatory attempts to preserve internet freedom.
Google’s Gmail service will no longer scan the contents of user emails, relying instead on other data for personalized ads
With little fanfare or publicity, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) has launched his own Facebook Live TV show, simply called “The Bernie Sanders Show,” continuing the messaging of his groundbreaking 2016 presidential campaign and expanding his ever-growing support base.