Today Marks The Beginning Of The End For Net Neutrality

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Today marks the beginning of the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) repeal of net neutrality. While portions of the repeal are scheduled to be rolled out at later dates, they mostly deal with issues that won’t have any direct impact on the nonprofit performing arts sector (such as data collection requirements). Having said that, you shouldn’t expect slowdowns to happen immediately. As anticipated by most experts, there are slew of legal challenges brewing …

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Net Neutrality Ends April 23rd. Here’s What You Should Do To Prepare

Recent last-ditch efforts to block the repeal of net neutrality in the Senate have failed (be sure to hold your senators responsible if they voted against protecting net neutrality) so barring any unexpected developments, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has ordered net neutrality to end on April 23, 2018. Here’s what you should do to prepare. 1) Don’t Panic 2) Be Proactive 3) If You Use Providers: Start Communicating 4) If You …

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Action Alert: Encourage The Senate To Overturn The FCC’s Decision To End Net Neutrality

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Tuesday, February 27, 2018 is a key date for Congress to nullify the Federal Communications Commission’s repeal of net neutrality protections. The Congressional Review Act affords Congress the ability to overturn federal regulations, such as the FCC’s decision to end net neutrality. The process begins with the Senate where the vote is expected to be a tie. If so, Vice President Mike Pence is expected to cast a tie-breaking vote in …

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Now That Net Neutrality Is Going Away, Here’s What You Should Be Doing To Prepare

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Right before the Thanksgiving holiday, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman, Ajit Pai, laid out his plan to repeal existing net neutrality rules. Net neutrality is the name given to the set of regulations that require Telecom providers, (like Internet Service Providers Comcast, Verizon, Time Warner, and AT&T) to deliver all web content at the same speed. Net neutrality creates an even playing field that allows nonprofit performing arts organizations the very …

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The Net Neutrality Day Of Action Has Passed, But You Can Still Play An Important Role

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Wednesday, 7/12/2017 was officially the Net Neutrality Day Of Action but even if you didn’t partake by contacting your representatives and/or the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), that doesn’t mean you’re too late. Here’s what you can do to help. Contact your representatives and/or the Federal Communications Commission! Yes, even though that was a primary goal on Wednesday, it’s still one of the most useful tools for you to get involved. To …

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