Posted by Josh Tabish on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 07:49
You know that old expression, “A picture is worth 30,000 people submitting images, videos, and messages to an 11’ x 17’ JUMBOTRON in Washington, D.C.”? OK, it’s not really a saying… yet. But it might be after today!
THE PRO-INTERNET JUMBOTRON IS LIVE AT FCC HEADQUARTERS IN WASHINGTON, D.C.
Posted by Eva Prkachin on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 12:32
Thanks to your hard work, we’re winning international media coverage for our efforts to stop the Internet Slow Lane. There’s still time to get your message on our giant Jumbotron at https://stoptheslowdown.net
Article by Dominic Rushe for The Guardian
Later this week, a Jumbotron will arrive outside the Washington DC offices of the Federal Communications Commission. The giant screen being erected by internet activists at OpenMedia will broadcast messages calling on the regulator to keep standing up for strong rules to protect an open internet. But this is not so much a protest as an early celebration, complete with a gif, a Lolcat and a proclamation:
Posted by Josh Tabish on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 08:07
Bell Mobility is taking Canadians to court so they can continue inflating the cost of competing apps like Netflix by up to 800%. If they win, they’ve asked that a university student, single mom, and seniors’ organization (among others) should be forced to pay their legal costs.