Category Archive: so-called “net neutrality”

Jan 12

Facebook and Twitter–which led the fight for government takeover of internet claiming corporations might censor online content–are now exposed as censoring online content

The push for a government takeover of the internet, sometimes called “net neutrality,” has been led by socialist government trusters and monster corporations such as Twitter, Facebook, Google, and Amazon. These corporations all claimed that unless the government took over the internet and required all internet providers to obtain licenses, such internet providers might impose …

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Jan 04

More death threats against FEC Chairman Pai

The heroic Ajit Pai, appointed by Trump as Chairman of the FEC, has been the target of dozens of violent threats. His family has also been threatened. Pai recently led an effort in the FCC to overturn the government’s takeover of the internet which government-trusters called “net neutrality.” At the very meeting of the FCC …

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Jan 01

Iranian government shuts down internet to disrupt protests

Fortune and other news sources are reporting that the government of Iran is shutting down the internet in cities where there are anti-government protests. (In Iran, internet providers must obtain government permission–similar to the “net neutrality” system proposed by many government-trusters in America.)

Dec 16

The internet is free again: FCC votes to eliminate “net neutrality” scam

Two years ago, the FCC voted (without Congressional authorization) for a government takeover of the internet. Government trusters called it “net neutrality.” Every claim made by the fanatical government trusters behind “net neutrality was false. Advocates offered hypothetical harms and hysterical prophecies; they claimed that evil corporations might soon start discriminating, or censoring, or charging …

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Dec 06

Death Threats Fly over Fake News: “Net Neutrality” Strikes Again

The Ultimate Goal is for Government to Become Everyone’s Web Browser and Home Page Governments worldwide are seeking to control the internet. In the U.S., the movement is called “Net Neutrality.” Advocates of “net neutrality” spin fantastical tales of monopolistic corporations pandering to the rich or overcharging the poor for internet access. Of course, such …

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Nov 29

Montana’s “conservative” Secretary of State supports government takeover of the internet

by Roger I. Roots, founder and president, Lysander Spooner University In 2016 I was the Libertarian candidate for Montana Secretary of State. I remember receiving a phone call from Corey Stapleton, my Republican opponent. Stapleton begged me to drop out of the race, telling me that he was really libertarian on most issues and that …

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Nov 22

The Lie that will not die: “Net Neutrality”

by Dr. Roger I. Roots, J.D., Ph.D., founder and President of Lysander Spooner University I first heard the words “net neutrality” a few years back when I noticed that the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) was promoting it. I have been a card-carrying ACLU member for more than 15 years, and I generally support the …

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Oct 27

African governments get used to SHUTTING DOWN the internet

An astounding story was published by Reuters reporters last week. In most countries, “the internet” is a multidimensional thing emanating and maintained by thousands of different businesses, people and institutions. But in some African countries, “the internet” may depend on a single cable system. “Since the start of 2016, governments in 13 African nations have …

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Mar 13

Massive Corruption Behind FCC’s ‘Net Neutrality’ Push Slowly Being Revealed

The Daily Caller is out with a report on the FCC’s 400-page ‘Net Neutrality’ proposals. It is emerging that the FCC majority was lobbied heavily behind the scenes by overt Marxists and government-supremacist billionaires such as George Soros and the trustees of the Ford Foundation. The ideology behind the FCC’s ‘net neutrality’ takeover is overtly …

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Mar 13

“Unfair Pricing” is Sometimes Quite Fair

From the book, “Roads in a Market Economy” by Gabriel Roth (1996, page 63): A more modern example of efficient but’unfair’ pricing . . . was related by P.F. Amos at a conference in 1979: Having taken a bus to the Nepal-India border from Kathmandu, and being first through customs, Mr. R.G. Bullock . . …

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