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Oregon Senator Wyden effectively kills Internet censorship bill; FCC Says it MAY regulate Internet B4 Christmas

It's too early to say for sure, but Oregon Senator Ron Wyden could very well go down in the history books as the man who saved the Internet.

A bill that critics say would have given the government power to censor the Internet will not pass this year thanks to the Oregon Democrat, who announced his opposition during a recent committee hearing. Individual Senators can place holds on pending legislation, in this case meaning proponents of the bill will be forced to reintroduce the measure and will not be able to proceed until the next Congress convenes.

Even then, its passage is not certain.

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2010/11/oregon-senator-vows-block...




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Again, I firmly believe that

Again, I firmly believe that the Internet is not within the US Government's jurisdiction.

The 19 Senators who voted to Censor the internet

The 19 Senators Who Voted to Censor the Internet:

Patrick J. Leahy -- Vermont
Herb Kohl -- Wisconsin
Jeff Sessions -- Alabama
Dianne Feinstein -- California
Orrin G. Hatch -- Utah
Russ Feingold -- Wisconsin
Chuck Grassley -- Iowa
Arlen Specter -- Pennsylvania
Jon Kyl -- Arizona
Chuck Schumer -- New York
Lindsey Graham -- South Carolina
Dick Durbin -- Illinois
John Cornyn -- Texas
Benjamin L. Cardin -- Maryland
Tom Coburn -- Oklahoma
Sheldon Whitehouse -- Rhode Island
Amy Klobuchar -- Minnesota
Al Franken -- Minnesota
Chris Coons -- Delaware

Lindsey Graham?? say it ain't so!!!!

LOL.

Lindsey, if this post isn't censored, by the time you read this, "Go fuck yourself"

Cheers,

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FCC may regulate Internet lines days before Christmas

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has a Christmas gift in store for the phone and cable industry: it may move ahead on its controversial net-neutrality regulations three days before Christmas.

An FCC source confirmed on Friday that the commission plans to push its December meeting back by a week, meaning it will fall on the 22nd of the month. That's the same meeting analysts say the agency may move forward on its controversial net-neutrality proposal.

Though the FCC has not confirmed that it will vote on net neutrality this year, rumors are swirling that it will.

http://thehill.com/blogs/hillicon-valley/technology/130197-f...

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Well, that is nice.

Why these men are even considering these things is beyond the pale. Who do they think they are? Oh, yeah, the think they represent me... I wish that little delusion would be removed from everyone's mind.

This is the article that got my posting privileges revoked:
http://bklim.newsvine.com/_news/2013/05/12/18212165-dr-stan-...