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VIDEO: The pro-Internet Jumbotron is LIVE at FCC Headquarters in Washington, D.C.

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.

And there’s still a chance for you to get your message on it! If you haven’t already, submit an image or message at https://StopTheSlowDown.net and we’ll do our best to make sure it finds its way onto it. And be sure to share it on Facebook and Twitter.

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Huffington Post: Bell wants the CRTC to overturn a major net neutrality ruling

Just as we're nearing authentic net neutrality in the United States, a major Canadian telco is trying to take us backwards.

Article by Daniel Tencer

Bell Canada has gone to court to overturn a ruling from Canada’s telecom watchdog that requires the media giant to price competing streaming services at the same rates as its own.

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Guardian: the battle for net neutrality reaches its 11th hour

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:

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Topics: Affordability

Bell’s dragging a university student, single mother, and seniors’ org to court to make the Internet more like cable TV. Yuck.

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.

You can’t make this stuff up, folks: http://on.thestar.com/1MOKlMp

Spread the word by sharing this image on Facebook

Fight back at https://UnblockCanada.ca

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