The Federal Communications Commission voted to eliminate net neutrality rules. Chairman Ajit Pai said Net Neutrality sounds like a good idea but actually harms consumers because it forces Internet Service Providers to treat all data the same and charge all users the same even though some, like Netflix, use massive bandwidth. He believes that users should pay for what they use and that, in a free market, high-volume users deserve a discount, which allows lower costs to customers of those services. [Imagine if airlines were required to charge the same per-mile rate for a thirty-minute local flight as if they do for a seventeen-hour flight to Australia. If they did, the short flights would lose money – and probably would no longer be available – or the longer flights would be far more expensive than necessary.] Even more important than who pays what is the issue of government control. Internet Neutrality rules allow Internet-content providers, such as Google, Facebook, and Twitter, to censor users based on political and social opinions. Chairman Pai believes that REAL net neutrality requires that these content providers should not be allowed to censor users and should follow the same rules applied to Internet Service Providers, such as Verizon and AT&T. Because of this position, Chairman Pai has become the target of numerous death threats. There were also protests at his house, and his children were identified on posters advising them their father is evil and that he murdered democracy. -GEG
Numerous leftists on Twitter lobbed death threats at FCC Chairman Ajit Pai after the committee voted to repeal Obama-era “net neutrality” regulations Thursday.
Some threats were more overt than others.
Others just wished for Pai’s death, asked for assassins to murder him, or asked him to kill himself.
Many also claimed they wanted to fight or punch him.
Ramirez Valiente has been charged with reckless driving, as his license was revoked due to a DUI in 2018. He was also arrested for reckless endangerment in 2011 and domestic violence in 2016. A district attorney dismissed both charges.
James Corbett explains that the pro-war media objected to President Trump removing 1,000 US troops from Syria, and has been caught lying again to the American public to keep the wars going. Corbett gives numerous examples of other times that the media has been caught using propaganda and lies to manipulate the public.
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Several hundred left-wing and Antifa rioters attacked supporters of President Donald Trump leaving a rally in Minneapolis, in an effort to intimidate the Trump supporters. The violent leftists surrounded the pro-Trump supporters and assaulted them in groups and attacked the police.
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The UN says it is going broke because the US, which funds about 30% of the UN’s budget (about $10-billion per year) once again has stopped paying. State Department officials said the US government would pay up soon.
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Few Americans are aware of the rapid deployment of 5G cell towers, often very close to homes, because enabling laws were passed without adequate attention to health and environmental effects. Critics believe that the FCC is a ‘captured agency’ that works on behalf of those it regulates.
Colbeck says the legal process for stopping 5G installations at the local level is rigged, because it relies entirely on safety standards set by the FCC, which now is staffed by former telecommunications insiders.
Dr. Jerome Corsi explains that George Soros promoted net neutrality through the FCC because it prevents the FCC from ending political censorship by content carriers like Google, Facebook, and Twitter, all of which engage in anti-conservative censorship. Ajit Pai, Chairman of the FCC, who challenged the net-neutrality fraud, finally made it possible for the FCC to break monopolies, enforce the First Amendment and prevent censorship. Now we shall see if it actually does these things.