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Re: Your local police can tap your cell phone from anywhere. We're calling on the FCC to ban phone Stingrays

Norland ·
What kind of country IS THIS when NOBODY TRUSTS ANYBODY??? IS EVERYONE A SLAVE IN THIS MOTHERFUCKER?? IF SO, SAY SO!! STOP HEMMING AND HAWING. STATE THE FACTS before bullets start flying every fuckingwhere!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Re: FCC Issues Order to Lower Prison Phone Rates

Yemaya ·
The issue is people being incarcerated unjustly WHY do we care how much they are paying for phone calls?? Damn I couldn't care less! Free the unjustly convicted!
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Re: FCC Issues Order to Lower Prison Phone Rates

sunnubian ·
Originally Posted by Yemaya: The issue is people being incarcerated unjustly WHY do we care how much they are paying for phone calls?? Damn I couldn't care less! Free the unjustly convicted! I understand your point Yemaya, however, what you may not be considering is the fact that people cannot assist in their own defense or be properly defended from behind bars, especially when they cannot afford to make the appropriate phone calls or the number of phone calls needed to be made. But, even...
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Re: FCC Issues Order to Lower Prison Phone Rates

DennisKalita ·
Whaaaat?! YES, cut the phone rates! Suffering is an Industry. Profits made from this + killing other people’s children in wars + the lucrative black male prison industry ruin the nation.
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Re: FCC Issues Order to Lower Prison Phone Rates

Xumbrarchist ·
Originally Posted by Yemaya: The issue is people being incarcerated unjustly WHY do we care how much they are paying for phone calls?? Damn I couldn't care less! Free the unjustly convicted! Even if someone is justly incarcerated why is that an excuse to rip off the families to talk to them? Xum
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Re: The Civil Rights Movement Knocks on the Door of the FCC [Opinion]

Norland ·
Mr. Morial, you're one handsome fella!!! I know you're from Louisiana. I'll bet you made your parents proud!!!
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Re: The Civil Rights Movement Knocks on the Door of the FCC [Opinion]

DennisKalita ·
He’s got one hell of a civil rights battle here going up against POTUS Obama, the #1 Surveillance President in US history. Strangely enough, his allies are with the GOP.
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Atlanta Demands FCC Stop Privatizations, Grant New Channels to Nonprofit Community Broadcasters

sunnubian ·
Mic Check!! Occupy Atlanta Demands FCC Stop Privatizations, Grant New Channels to Nonprofit Community Broadcasters Tue, 12/06/2011 - 12:00 — Bruce A. Dixon media justice | FCC Printer-friendly version At a December 1 public meeting held by the FCC in Atlanta, ostensibly to determine the area's communications needs, Occupy Atlanta, the GA Green Party, WRFG-FM radio, People TV and other organizations came together to demand the FCC stop the privatizations of new channels, distribute new...
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A Number of Petitions To Sign Save Open Internet

sunnubian ·
The FCC meets THIS WEEK! Help us demand that they restore Net Neutrality and protect the Open Internet from Comcast and Verizon. Tomorrow the FCC will begin a process that could either kill or save Net Neutrality. We need to speak up now. Net Neutrality is what stops powerful Internet corporations like Comcast and Verizon from singlehandedly killing websites by making them impossibly slow. Time is of the essence. Will you add your name at right to sign our petition to the FCC? PETITION TO...
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Former FCC chair: This net neutrality debate is only about Netflix's profits

sunnubian ·
MON JUN 16, 2014 AT 05:10 PM PDT Former FCC chair: This net neutrality debate is only about Netflix's profits by Joan McCarter Email 37 Comments / 37 New Right, we can trust this guy on net neutrality. Former Federal Communciations Chair and current National Cable & Telecommunications Association President and CEO Michael Powell, signals one of the ways the telecoms and cable companies are going to attack on net neutrality: the whole thing boils down just to Netflix, an evil corporation...
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Cellphone exposure limits should be reassessed, GAO recommends

sunnubian ·
Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 08/07/2012 TheWashingtonPost Cellphone exposure limits should be reassessed, GAO recommends By Hayley Tsukayama Mobile phone exposure limits and testing requirements should be reassessed, according to a Government Accountability Office study released Tuesday. The study, the culmination of a year-long review done at the urging of lawmakers, comes at a time of heightened concern about the possible impact of cellphone radiation on human health. Its findings may prompt the...
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FCC Issues Order to Lower Prison Phone Rates

sunnubian ·
FCC Issues Order to Lower Prison Phone Rates A telephone and a toilet are shown in the holding cell area where arrestees are allowed their phone call at the Santa Barbara County Sheriff Substation May 10, 2005 in Orcutt, California. (Photo by Aaron Lambert-Pool/Getty Images) Infographic: Hatty Lee by Jamilah King , Friday, August 9 2013, 12:11 PM EST 2K Comments Tags: infographic The Federal Communications Commission issued an order on Friday to lower the cost of prison phone rates. It’s an...
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Re: President Obama: FCC should reclassify internet status to preserve net neutrality

Xumbrarchist ·
I begin to wonder if Net Neutrality matters. Who talks about quality of information? Is high quality information expensive and does it require lots of bandwidth? Xum
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Re: President Obama: FCC should reclassify internet status to preserve net neutrality

DennisKalita ·
He's showing game but it is late to come off the ropes swinging.
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Re: President Obama: FCC should reclassify internet status to preserve net neutrality

Momentum ·
Originally Posted by DennisKalita: He's showing game but it is late to come off the ropes swinging. He is washing his hands of the matter by offloading the decision to the FCC. Obama is owned by the oligarchy he favors conservative, free market, unregulated capitalism, Bush policies. I hate to break it to you but when the FCC rules in favor the broadband providers, Obama will simply say he made a statement against it, oh well what can I do? I would be pleasantly surprised if net neutrality...
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President Obama: FCC should reclassify internet status to preserve net neutrality

sunnubian ·
Joan McCarter Follow RSS Daily Kos staff MON NOV 10, 2014 AT 08:15 AM PST President Obama: FCC should reclassify internet status to preserve net neutrality by Joan McCarter Follow 255 Comments / 255 New In a huge development for millions of net neutrality advocates, President Obama has issued an unequivocal statement in support of net neutrality, calling on the Federal Communications Commission to reclassify broadband internet access under Title II of the Telecommunciations Act. Here's his...
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The Civil Rights Movement Knocks on the Door of the FCC [Opinion]

sunnubian ·
The Civil Rights Movement Knocks on the Door of the FCC [Opinion] Comments: 2 | Leave A Comment Jan 27, 2015 By Marc H. Morial, President and CEO of National Urban League In the decades-long struggle for civil rights, the movement has focused on different Washington institutions, from Congress to the White House to the Supreme Court. In recent months, part of the battle has moved to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The critical question now facing the FCC is how to preserve the...
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Your local police can tap your cell phone from anywhere. We're calling on the FCC to ban phone Stingrays

sunnubian ·
Your local police can tap your cell phone from anywhere. We're calling on the FCC to ban phone Stingrays. Thanks for taking action! Please share this page! SHARE THIS TWEET THIS Demand Progress will contact you with campaign updates. Privacy Policy WHAT ARE STINGRAYS? Cell Site Simulators, or Stingrays, are small devices that mimic cell towers to intercept any cell phone signals within range. Essentially, the device pretends to be a cellphone tower for your phone company, but really it's...
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