Internet Wars - Episode V: Attack of the Return of the Phantom Clones

Posted by Mitchell - August 1, 2006 (entry 476)

The blogosphere is abuzz with the possibility that the articulate and well-informed Senator Ted Stevens may try to sneak through a cloture vote on net neutrality THIS WEEK before Congress breaks for summer recess. Fire Dog Lake has all the details including what you can do to help. Be sure to act fast; the internet you save may be your own.

UPDATE: Short term problem averted. What's more, it turns out that Stevens has something of an uphill climb in the next few months.

Meanwhile, Mike McCurry has faced a dare from Michael Masick: You think that Google is getting such a big free ride from the telcos, why don't you pay for Google's bandwidth costs, since you think you're so smart and rich? (Wait! Where did that money come from? Oh, that's right.)

And of course there's this hilarious and clever nominee for T-Shirt Of The Year. I think I'd look good in brown.

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