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FCC may regulate Internet lines days before Christmas
thehill.com ^ | November 19, 2010 | Sara Jerome

Posted on 11/20/2010 12:09:03 PM PST by Artcore

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has a Christmas gift in store for the phone and cable industry: it may move ahead on its controversial net-neutrality regulations three days before Christmas.

An FCC source confirmed on Friday that the commission plans to push its December meeting back by a week, meaning it will fall on the 22nd of the month. That's the same meeting in which analysts say the agency may move forward on its controversial net-neutrality proposal.

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Just fu**ing try it!
1 posted on 11/20/2010 12:09:07 PM PST by Artcore
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To: Artcore

It says that Congress shall pass no law.

So we’ll just regulate ourselves the power. :)


2 posted on 11/20/2010 12:13:42 PM PST by Tzimisce (No thanks. We have enough government already. - The Tick)
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To: Tzimisce
It says that Congress shall pass no law.

So we’ll just regulate ourselves the power. :)

That's brilliant. And true.

3 posted on 11/20/2010 12:16:59 PM PST by fullchroma
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To: Artcore
Posting of “copyrighted material” will be grounds for shutting down websites. So if DU’ers come over here and plant “copyrighted material” and then run and file a case against FR with the FCC, we get shut down (or are forced to defend against said charges, all in the name of protecting intellectual property. I smell a HUGH and SERIES rat!
4 posted on 11/20/2010 12:17:37 PM PST by Spitzensparkin1 (Arrest and deport all illegal aliens. Illegal is not a race - it is a crime. WhooRaah! Arizona!)
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To: Artcore

Go ahead...MAKE MY DAY!


5 posted on 11/20/2010 12:26:16 PM PST by prisoner6 (Right Wing Nuts are holding The Constitution together as the Loose Screws of The Left come undone!)
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To: Artcore

Is there ANY non-military government agency left that hasn’t gone rogue?


6 posted on 11/20/2010 12:29:48 PM PST by Domandred (Fdisk, format, and reinstall the entire .gov system.)
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To: Spitzensparkin1
"On Thursday, the Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously approved a bill that would give the Attorney General the right to shut down websites with a court order if copyright infringement is deemed “central to the activity” of the site — regardless if the website has actually committed a crime. The Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act (COICA) is among the most draconian laws ever considered to combat digital piracy, and contains what some have called the “nuclear option,” which would essentially allow the Attorney General to turn suspected websites “off.” "

I doubt they will limit their "nuclear option" to ridding us of just hacked/wares sites. They (Holder & Co.)will abuse this and use it against their "enemies"! Death by a thousand papercuts...

7 posted on 11/20/2010 12:34:55 PM PST by Spitzensparkin1 (Arrest and deport all illegal aliens. Illegal is not a race - it is a crime. WhooRaah! Arizona!)
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To: Artcore

See how it works? A bill such as this is voted down by Congress and the O admin says “so what” we will do it anyway.

Do not act surprised, this is the same thing that happened in the Gulf of Mexico regarding oil rigs. That time the court order was ignored. This time the Congress is ignored.

Question is, what do we do about it? I only see this behavior escalating.


8 posted on 11/20/2010 12:35:56 PM PST by dforest
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To: Spitzensparkin1

I’m wondering if the Righthaven lawsuits were the ‘trial balloon’?


9 posted on 11/20/2010 12:38:08 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Not under the influence of Hope-nosis.)
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To: Artcore

These are the same kinds of fools that will exempt Muslims from TSA pat downs and scanners.


10 posted on 11/20/2010 12:39:28 PM PST by GeronL (http://libertyfic.proboards.com <--- My Fiction/ Science Fiction Board)
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To: Artcore

FUBHO!


11 posted on 11/20/2010 12:42:28 PM PST by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: Spitzensparkin1
I smell a HUGH and SERIES rat!

www.dictionary.com

12 posted on 11/20/2010 12:43:02 PM PST by sonofagun (Some think my cynicism grows with age. I like to think of it as wisdom!)
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To: Jack Black

It begins, PING


13 posted on 11/20/2010 12:48:11 PM PST by stockpirate (David Horowitz Democratic Party has been "seized by a religious cult" of the left!)
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To: indylindy

Question is, what do we do about it? I only see this behavior escalating.
_______________________________________________________

Just as our anger escalates!

Remember, if these folks are doing this to evoke a response so they can declare martial law, they had better be ready to play hard ball.

What is Obama going to do...lock up over 200 million US Citizens for resisiting? Can he count on NO defections from the military, police, CIA, FBI should he continue down this road? Sound far fetched? Better think again.

Obama should seriously reconsider this path he’s going down. Day by day he’s being seen as the enemy of the American people (i.e. exemting Muslims from TSA screenings, controlling the internet, destroying health care, publically speaking out against America etc.).

He knows the midterm election were a mandate against him and his policies. He’ll be considered responsible for whatever uprising ensues. Nicolai Ceausescu thought he could also control every uprising…oops! He’s boxing hinself into a corner. He will not win this battle.


14 posted on 11/20/2010 12:58:32 PM PST by Artcore
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To: Artcore
just like healthcare last year. This must be really bad for free speech, otherwise why try to slip it through.
15 posted on 11/20/2010 1:05:30 PM PST by opentalk
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To: Artcore
But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security.
16 posted on 11/20/2010 1:20:05 PM PST by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: Artcore

Here’s another example of the Left pushing through what it wants over everyone’s objection. What’s more, it’s not in the nation’s best interest.

Not only won’t our side EVER do this, but our efforts ARE in the nation’s best interest.

This is why the Left continually wins, and we continually lose.

Our leaders sit there wringing their hands and chanting me oh my every time they run up against opposition.

Buy a clue you pansies.


17 posted on 11/20/2010 1:21:01 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Your next chance like this? About 2044. Vote popularity and don't waste time with the details.)
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To: Artcore

Defund them.


18 posted on 11/20/2010 1:24:14 PM PST by Lauren BaRecall (So many barf alerts, so little time....)
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To: GeronL
These are the same kinds of fools that will exempt Muslims from TSA pat downs and scanners.

Ha! Haven't you heard? They will get to pat themselves down!

Napolitano Considering Allowing Muslim Women to Pat Themselves Down at Airports

19 posted on 11/20/2010 1:34:54 PM PST by raybbr (Someone who invades another country is NOT an immigrant - illegal or otherwise.)
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To: raybbr

We can all wear a burka to the airport!


20 posted on 11/20/2010 1:42:45 PM PST by lonestar
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To: Artcore

“Oregon Senator [D] Stops Internet Censorship Bill”

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2630485/posts


21 posted on 11/20/2010 1:44:50 PM PST by Outlaw Woman (Lock & Load-Coming to a Neighborhood near you)
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To: raybbr

We’re all Muslims now. At least when we fly.

I’m also gay if I get laid off from work.


22 posted on 11/20/2010 2:10:15 PM PST by JusPasenThru (Why won't those knuckle-dragging tea-bagging right-wing bastards just negotiate with me?)
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To: Artcore

BIG Brother is on a roll. Isn’t fascism great?! America is now officially a banana republic.


23 posted on 11/20/2010 2:43:07 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Don't touch my junk!!!)
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To: Domandred

They’re trying to infiltrate the military with the DREAM act.

Once done, they will have complete control of whitey


24 posted on 11/20/2010 4:13:13 PM PST by Ouderkirk (Democrats...the party of Slavery, Segregation, Sodomy, and Sedition)
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To: Artcore

This is the goal Free republic will be shut down soon. See it is us conservatives that are the terrorists. Get ready for more censorship to happen. Rush Limbaugh Sean Hannity Fox News will be shut down too. Net Neutrality my Aunt’s Fannie. Obama is Nucking Futs.

This is payment by Odumbo for losing 60 Democrats in Congress in November. See if you do not play fair with Odumbo in the sandbox, he decides to use the same sandbox now as a litter box. remember he was an odrassa school instead of kindergarten. the school whereby you are indoctrinated as a lifelong muslim and learn to look for the most beautiful sound in the world - gag me with spoon - the muslim call to prayer.


25 posted on 11/20/2010 5:15:39 PM PST by hondact200 ( Lincoln Freed the Enslaved. Obama Enslaves the Free. Obama is Americas Greatest Threat)
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To: hondact200

Obama is the enemy of the United States.


26 posted on 11/20/2010 5:54:33 PM PST by Artcore
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

http://www.nachumlist.com/


27 posted on 11/20/2010 6:50:18 PM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

The only bright side is that 0bastard’s fsscist onslaught is getting so extreme that maybe - just maybe - some Rs in DC may find themselves some spines.

And enough citizens will become outraged to FORCE them to find some spines.


28 posted on 11/20/2010 8:44:51 PM PST by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.CSLewis)
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To: Artcore

Time for the next technology to be developed...fast!

Is anything in the works? First came the internet, next came...?

Otherwise, we go back to short-wave radio communication.


29 posted on 11/20/2010 9:04:55 PM PST by Cedar
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To: Artcore

I’m with you,they don’t realize how they are being watched! this is one of the “Frauds” illegal czars,Mark Lloyd-this guy needs to be sent to Venezuela-this is where he’d fit right in. Can’t wait for the investigations to start-and to see these czars done away with. Every damn one of them.


30 posted on 11/20/2010 9:26:39 PM PST by watchdogmom
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To: Artcore

And so it begins.


31 posted on 11/20/2010 10:57:46 PM PST by Shadowstrike (Be polite, Be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet.)
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To: Spitzensparkin1
Posting of “copyrighted material” will be grounds for shutting down websites.

I would think FR (even DU) redirects a huge amount of internet traffic to the original producers of said "copyrighted material" and such traffic would evaporate if this became law.

32 posted on 11/21/2010 4:11:23 AM PST by SonOfDarkSkies (Raise taxes on the wealthy...kill the jobs they create!)
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To: Cedar

The way around this is for the original content producers to post a waiver at their sites regarding excerpts and links. All the good conservative sites would be delighted to do such since it contributes to their high readership.


33 posted on 11/21/2010 4:13:59 AM PST by SonOfDarkSkies (Raise taxes on the wealthy...kill the jobs they create!)
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To: indylindy
What do we do? That's easy. Contact our house reps and tell them to defund the FCC as long as they press this issue.
34 posted on 11/21/2010 4:45:34 AM PST by Kent1957
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To: Artcore

taxed to death


35 posted on 11/21/2010 5:37:47 AM PST by dalebert
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To: GeronL

yes they will exempt mulims from patdowns but this is all about marxist take over


36 posted on 11/21/2010 5:40:10 AM PST by dalebert
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To: DoughtyOne

I am as frustrated as you are.

I don’t think we can count on politicians to stand up anymore.

We sit and wait for elections as our liberties are assaulted an stripped away daily.


37 posted on 11/21/2010 5:45:08 AM PST by dforest
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To: Artcore
Obama is the enemy of the United States.

I hate to say it but to borrow what I said in another thread, I fear my government more than I fear Al-Quaida, the Taliban and if the USSR was still around, the Soviet Union and the KGB. I hurts me to say that but it is becoming true.
38 posted on 11/21/2010 9:00:22 AM PST by Nowhere Man (General James Mattoon Scott, where are you when we need you? We need a regime change.)
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To: Cedar

I have a few lanterns...

An old typewriter

And printing press...

The neighbor has a horse

And the rain in Spain falls mainly on the plain...


39 posted on 11/21/2010 9:05:44 AM PST by EBH ( Whether you eat your bread or see it vanish into a looter's stomach, is an absolute.)
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To: Cedar
Otherwise, we go back to short-wave radio communication.

Well, I'm an amateur radio operator so I still listen to shortwave. I hear Alex Jones on 4840 kc from WWCR at or around 11 PM EST. I remember the last time patriot radio was big under Clinton, the internet was just beginning, there were lots of stuff on shortwave to listen to about the fears of a big government. Tom Valentine and Chuck Harder were the biggies then. I mainly use an old Sanyo RP-8700 I got in 1978, my grandfather's 1953 Philco (gets the low shortwave bands) and my Grundig G6 Aviator Buzz Aldrin edition. The last is about the size of a pack of cigarettes, gets full longwave to shortwave coverage and has the VHF air-bad as well. It really last long on 2 AA batteries and even has single sideband to listen to hams, overseas flights, ships, military, etc.
40 posted on 11/21/2010 9:07:23 AM PST by Nowhere Man (General James Mattoon Scott, where are you when we need you? We need a regime change.)
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To: Kent1957
What do we do? That's easy. Contact our house reps and tell them to defund the FCC as long as they press this issue.

Hello? Hello? Anybody home in there? You really think that will work?

41 posted on 11/21/2010 9:07:34 AM PST by EBH ( Whether you eat your bread or see it vanish into a looter's stomach, is an absolute.)
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To: Cedar
Another thing we used in the early 1990's was Fidonet, they were a chain of BBS'es, like an electronic pony express. You call a BBS that was at the end of a node and at certain times, usually in the wee hours of the morning (National Mail Hour), they would call the next BBS down that line and so on. Then eventually it would end up at your regional hub, then a bigger regional hub, then the national hub(s) and they would all relay across the world.

We could use this again, we might be limited to 300/1200/2400/9600 and up to 56k baud and no graphics, but in pre internet days, if you selected the right groups, you can communicate easily with others. The downside, if we have to go back to that, most programs are DOS based but I would go back to my old 486SX/25 if I had to.
42 posted on 11/21/2010 9:13:57 AM PST by Nowhere Man (General James Mattoon Scott, where are you when we need you? We need a regime change.)
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To: EBH
And the rain in Spain falls mainly on the plain...

The chair is against the wall....
The chair is against the wall....
John has a long mustache....
John has a long mustache....


43 posted on 11/21/2010 9:16:47 AM PST by Nowhere Man (General James Mattoon Scott, where are you when we need you? We need a regime change.)
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To: Las Vegas Dave; AdmSmith; Arthur Wildfire! March; Berosus; bigheadfred; ColdOne; ...

“when Black Friday comes...”


44 posted on 11/21/2010 4:04:09 PM PST by SunkenCiv (The 2nd Amendment follows right behind the 1st because some people are hard of hearing.)
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To: Nowhere Man

I remember listening in the early ‘90’s to shortwave also. For several years I chose not to have a television, so radio was my main source for news, talk shows, etc.

There were lots of patriot programs buzzing then. Some probably still around. Unfortunately, I’m now just a few miles outside a large city and can never get anything clear on my shortwave. Ended up selling it.

Have you heard of other people having that problem near a major city?


45 posted on 11/21/2010 5:16:41 PM PST by Cedar
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To: Cedar
I remember listening in the early ‘90’s to shortwave also. For several years I chose not to have a television, so radio was my main source for news, talk shows, etc.

There were lots of patriot programs buzzing then. Some probably still around. Unfortunately, I’m now just a few miles outside a large city and can never get anything clear on my shortwave. Ended up selling it.

Have you heard of other people having that problem near a major city?


Cities can be a problem with a lot of radio interference, RFI, if you will. But still, you should be able to get most major broadcasters. Some have left the air and decided to go internet only, thus cutting down on the number of broadcasters but there are still a good number left. I think this is a big mistake because at least you can still reach people in an easy way, all you need is a radio. One major broadcaster of patriot radio is WWCR, World Wide Christian Radio, you should be able to receive that one.
46 posted on 11/22/2010 4:59:59 AM PST by Nowhere Man (General James Mattoon Scott, where are you when we need you? We need a regime change.)
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To: Nowhere Man

I may try again at some point. Yes, I remember WWCR—a great station.

A few years ago I even ordered a small shortwave radio which carried good Christian teaching directly from a ministry’s channels, 24 hours a day. Had the same problem, nothing clear. I was so disappointed.


47 posted on 11/22/2010 5:55:04 PM PST by Cedar
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To: Artcore

This is how Obama wants to bring down the web sites such as Free Republic. If they can do it on the Internet, then they can do it anywhere.


48 posted on 11/23/2010 6:43:14 AM PST by Sprite518
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To: Artcore; 3D-JOY; abner; Abundy; AGreatPer; Albion Wilde; AliVeritas; alisasny; ...

Merry Christmas!

PING!


49 posted on 11/23/2010 9:23:11 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Muslims are not the problem, the rest of the world is! /s)
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To: Spitzensparkin1
Posting of “copyrighted material” will be grounds for shutting down websites. So if DU’ers come over here and plant “copyrighted material” and then run and file a case against FR with the FCC, we get shut down (or are forced to defend against said charges, all in the name of protecting intellectual property.
You read it here first! Anybody could do it from an internet cafe - shut it down first, ask questions later ... for the next five years. Danger Jim Robinson!
50 posted on 11/23/2010 10:37:14 PM PST by Tunehead54 (Nothing funny here ;-)
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