Athena Hawkins

aka Athena

  • I was born on November 4
  • I am female
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    Save Net Neutrality 2

    November 21, 2017 by Athena Hawkins

    Last July, I made a blog about how net neutrality in the United States was being threatened by FCC chairman Ajit Pai, and they're supposed to unveil a plan soon that would roll back net neutrality. If you aren't aware, "net neutrality" is the principle that Internet service providers should enable access to all content and applications regardless of the source, and without favoring or blocking particular products or websites. (thanks, Google). The net neutrality rules prohibit Internet providers from blocking, throttling, and paid prioritization ("fast lanes" for sites that pay, and slow lanes for everyone else). Unfortunately, companies like Verizon, Comcast, and Time Warner Cable are looking forward to having net neutrality rules slashed,…

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    Net Neutrality is once again trying to be killed by the FCC. In case you don't know what that is, net neutrality pretty much allows free speech and prevents ISPs from blocking or throttling access to lots of sites. Many sites may be harmed if net neutrality is destroyed, including "Fandom, Powered by Wikia". Help the battle for Net Neutrality by sending in letters showing your protest for FCC's decision.

    Apologies in advance if a blog like this has already been made. Wikia Activity hardly loads for me.

    EDIT: For more information regarding the situation, please check out this helpful comment by SpicyJusticeLass! They did a good job expanding on the situation.

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