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Tuesdays with[out] Tillis

March 13 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Free

NET NEUTRALITY is the topic this Tuesday. There will also be letters to Senator Tillis and updates about important legislation coming up in the Senate this week regarding Yemen and deregulation of banks. The important thing about net neutrality to remember is that it is not over just because the FCC decided to kill it. There is a bill in the Senate called the Congressional Review Act which could override this decision if it is passed in the next 44 days.
Links to info about why net neutrality is important:
http://fortune.com/2017/11/23/net-neutrality-explained-what-it-means-and-why-it-matters/
https://www.change.org/p/save-net-neutrality-netneutrality
https://www.battleforthenet.com/

Here is link to Senate contact information https://www.senate.gov/senators/contact.
Call, fax (free through NetZero), or send an email to your Senator on this issue and others.

When you call about Net Neutrality, be aware that Senator John Kennedy has introduced legislation called the Open Internet Preservation Act, saying that it will protect net neutrality. But this bill has huge loopholes; it will legalize paide prioritization fees and allow ISPs to discriminate among web contents. It also weakens the FCC’s ability to prosecute net neutrality abuses and prohibits states from passing their own net neutrality rules. VERY IMPORTANT to not let Senators vote on this instead of the Congressional Review Act. It’s like the difference between Senator TIllis’s “Succeed” Act and a Clean Dream Act.

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Date:
March 13
Time:
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Federal Building, 310 New Bern, Raleigh NC 27601
310 New Bern Avenue.
RALEIGH, 27601
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