Urge President Obama: Honor your pledge to preserve an open internet
Since 2007, President Obama has been on record as a supporter of net neutrality, this was his 2007 statement at a public forum in Coe, Iowa:
"I am a strong supporter of Net neutrality...What you've been seeing is some lobbying that says that the servers and the various portals through which you're getting information over the Internet should be able to be gatekeepers and to charge different rates to different Websites...so you could get much better quality from the Fox News site and you'd be getting rotten service from the mom and pop sites...And that I think destroys one of the best things about the Internet--which is that there is this incredible equality there."
This sounds like the exact opposite of what FCC Chairman and Obama appointee, Tom Wheeler is proposing in his version of net neutrality rules.
The answer is simple: Strong net neutrality rules, free from data discrimination, which uses Title II authority of the Telecommunications Act of 1934.
Sign and send the petition to President Obama: Honor your pledge to preserve an open internet by publicly demanding real net neutrality rules with strong legal standing from your appointee, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler.
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