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senate Bill S. 2510

Prohibiting ISPs From Blocking or Throttling Content But Allowing Paid Prioritization

Argument in favor

This bill protects consumers and strikes an appropriate balance between ensuring that ISPs can’t block or throttle content on the internet, while allowing for innovative services like paid prioritization to be attempted.

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04/03/2018
With what’s happening now, net neutrality is far off. I want that to be the end goal, but we should ensure protection of our internet as much as possible while we work to get back out net neutrality. Especially with that idiot running the FCC, and the Republicans and Democrats doing absolutely nothing to reinstate net neutrality, we should salvage as much as we can. Vote Yea, but remember our goal.
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04/03/2018
I like the idea of it but I think this may can bring up some serious troubles. Apple does this with its older model phones by making their software too complicated for older phones to handle, causing users to upgrade. Something of the like can be used by ISP’s. There’s always going to be a workaround. This is a good idea but I don’t think it would work to the desired effect.
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Donna 's Opinion
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04/04/2018
But only if consumers are given a way to opt out of UNWANTED internet advertising either by certain products or in total! Remember how nice it was to be able to scroll through an entire article without being held up by pop up advertisements for products you don’t want? Those were the days!
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Argument opposed

This bill doesn’t go nearly far enough in terms of re-imposing net neutrality rules, as paid prioritization of content should not be allowed. States should be able to make their own open internet standards.

Tyler's Opinion
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04/03/2018
Reinstate net neutrality and listen to your constituents instead of Comcast and Verizon!
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Richard's Opinion
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04/03/2018
No. We want net neutrality reinstated along with the home rule and we want Ajit Pai thrown out on his ass. We, as taxpayers paid for the network that is the internet and the ISPs shouldn’t be able to make the rules. I’m tired of conservatives handing over the rights of the people to corporate overlords. End this hit or be voted out and replaced.
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Catherine 's Opinion
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04/03/2018
Restore full net neutrality. Paid prioritization unfairly favors corporations and companies with ample funds over start ups and makes a FREE market and FREE speech far less FREE.
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      senate Committees
      Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
    IntroducedMarch 7th, 2018
    With what’s happening now, net neutrality is far off. I want that to be the end goal, but we should ensure protection of our internet as much as possible while we work to get back out net neutrality. Especially with that idiot running the FCC, and the Republicans and Democrats doing absolutely nothing to reinstate net neutrality, we should salvage as much as we can. Vote Yea, but remember our goal.
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    Reinstate net neutrality and listen to your constituents instead of Comcast and Verizon!
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    No. We want net neutrality reinstated along with the home rule and we want Ajit Pai thrown out on his ass. We, as taxpayers paid for the network that is the internet and the ISPs shouldn’t be able to make the rules. I’m tired of conservatives handing over the rights of the people to corporate overlords. End this hit or be voted out and replaced.
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    Restore full net neutrality. Paid prioritization unfairly favors corporations and companies with ample funds over start ups and makes a FREE market and FREE speech far less FREE.
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    Just reinstate net neutrality.
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    It’s actually the same thing because limiting bandwidth is part of the price fixing perpetrated by the giant ISPs
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    This still gives ISPs too much ability to put content behind a paywall. Monetizing free speech is the same as censorship, it's free speech but only for those who can comfortably pay.
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    This bill contradicts itself and that should end the discussion. A free and open internet does not include paid fast lanes.
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    Net neutrality or bust
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    No paid priority. The whole point of the internet is that it is a level playing field!
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    ISPs are telecommunications carriers and should be regulated as such. Don't like Title II regs? Amend it. Until then, stop playing playing games with our broadband. Paid prioritization outside of the existing exceptions already in place are an attempt at an end run around many of the other net neutrality protections and can significantly degrade quality of users' internet connections over the long term. Stop Pai's repeal, and permanently classify last mile broadband as the telecommunication service that it is.
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    Go back to net neutrality.
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    Re impose net neutrality is the only answer. Also block Sinclair move to take over 70% of local station to spread propaganda, opinions and fake news. It fine for the red state to be brainwashed, with Fox and Sinclair, and be in the dark.
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    The internet is not your jurisdiction, government. Back off. You have zero authority to tell people what they can and cannot do, or what services they are not allowed to offer or sell. You're tyrants masquerading (poorly) as a human rights organization.
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    Dudes, this is a great example of what unethical Republicans do with everything. If you offer prioritization to any entity, you are effectively de prioritizing or discriminating against all others. This is no different than allowing whites to sit at the front of the bus or at the counter in a diner. This does not support small business. It discriminated against small business. Putting a conservative spin on everything is what got America in the shameful condition it is today. Stop the New World Order and Conservative oppression. This is in fact an oppressive measure against those who cannot pay more than someone else. Once this is allowed, then it will keep escalating to those who can pay more. Stop the fleecing of America.
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    No only real net neutrality not a bunch of weasel wording. Only Net neutrality will do. Just stop the nonsense.
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    We will not settle for anything less than Net Neutrality.
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    Net neutrality, now!
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    Reinstate net neutrality
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    Net neutrality!
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