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Elderberr
- 3071 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
If you're on this site, then you probably know how useful the internet is for the sharing of information.This will all come to and end if the Cybersecurity Act of 2009 (s773) passes. This statement isn't conspiracy, visit opencongress.org and search s773



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Laurie W (189)
Tuesday February 16, 2010, 5:36 pm
noted and signed..
 

Elderberry T (201)
Tuesday February 16, 2010, 5:49 pm
Thanx to Just C for the original forward.

Tx Laurie.... Please spread this far and wide everyone ...
 

Barb K (1690)
Tuesday February 16, 2010, 5:56 pm
Noted and signed Elderberry!! Will spread far and wide, thank you!! xx
 

Carole S (338)
Tuesday February 16, 2010, 5:57 pm

Glad you posted this, Elderberry . . . Good job!
 

Janet G (108)
Tuesday February 16, 2010, 5:58 pm
I have already signed this. I will also put this on fb! Thanks Elderberry!
 

John C (75)
Tuesday February 16, 2010, 6:14 pm
Signed and noted.
 

Joseph J (17)
Tuesday February 16, 2010, 6:58 pm
Signed and noted.
 

Deborah O (98)
Tuesday February 16, 2010, 7:10 pm
Signed, posted everywhere I can. Jeez. This act threatens everything that is best about the internet, hamstrings its effectiveness as a tool for education and activism, mocks its image as a powerful organ of free speech. Who is responsible for this crap? This is not an act written by intelligent, rational human beings--this is an act authored by goose stepping nazis who think the whole world should be a police state. Maybe I'm being a little harsh here, but Jeez. Jeez.
 

Joycey B (750)
Tuesday February 16, 2010, 7:11 pm
Thanks Elderberry.

# 83: 7:10 pm PST, Feb 16, Joycey Berry, North Carolina
 

Jenny Dooley (830)
Tuesday February 16, 2010, 7:16 pm
Noted, signed, thank you.
 

Matloob ul Hasan (81)
Tuesday February 16, 2010, 7:17 pm
Noted, thanks.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday February 16, 2010, 7:21 pm
signed
 

JoAnna B (386)
Tuesday February 16, 2010, 7:33 pm
Thank you..Noted and signed
 

Joanna D (216)
Tuesday February 16, 2010, 7:46 pm
signed TY Elderberry
 

Locan Sleeping-Squirrel (209)
Tuesday February 16, 2010, 8:08 pm
Brought to you by the ass hat that shoved retro-amnesty for the telecoms through the senate.
 

gerlinde p (161)
Tuesday February 16, 2010, 8:34 pm
signed thankyou
 

gerlinde p (161)
Tuesday February 16, 2010, 8:40 pm
signed thankyou
 

gail dair (0)
Tuesday February 16, 2010, 9:41 pm
signed and noted
 

Miriam Lesvy Coello Franco (0)
Tuesday February 16, 2010, 9:57 pm
Thanks
 

Carmen S (69)
Tuesday February 16, 2010, 10:13 pm
signed.
 

Linda M (0)
Tuesday February 16, 2010, 11:34 pm
thanks
 

Brigitte T (69)
Wednesday February 17, 2010, 12:30 am
Thank you. Signed and noted.

The internet has been in danger for a while now. A couple of related articles:


2012 The Year The Internet Ends (the video is at the bottom)


http://ipower.ning.com/netneutrality

Every significant Internet provider around the globe is currently in
talks with access and content providers to transform the internet into
a television-like medium: no more freedom, you pay for a small
commercial package of sites you can visit and you'll have to pay for
separate subscriptions for every site that's not in the package.

View Video:
http://ipower.ning.com/netneutrality

Almost all smaller websites/services will disappear over time and
multinationals who are used to using big budgets to brute force their
content into every media outlet will finally be able to approach the
internet in the same way.

This well-known illustration of why we need net neutrality turns out
to be very close to the truth:

What can we do?
Internet providers have realized that the only way to not lose massive
amounts of customers over this is to make sure there are no
alternatives, that's why all major Internet providers are currently
making agreements and planning to switch simultaneously somewhere in
the year 2012. This is currently all going on under very strict NDA's
(Non-Disclosure Agreements) because the last thing they want is the
masses speaking out against it.

We were able to uncover this information because we have been well-
known net neutrality activists for longer than a year now and over
time have we've gotten in contact with many high-profile industry
insiders. We will continue our activism and the I Power website serves
as a platform for joining forces, sharing ideas and spreading awareness.

It's our responsibility to spread the word, use any sort of political
or media contacts you may know. The more awareness there is, the more
impossible it'll be for Internet providers to make this switch. Let's
make sure that by 2012, ISP's won't even dare think about doing
anything that goes against the principles of net neutrality.

More info...
Net neutrality has been a much debated issue for several years now and
there have been many lawsuits in cases where an Internet provider
blocked access to a certain competitor's site or simply crippled
download speeds on services that they felt were using up too much of
their bandwidth. But this new information that has now been confirmed
by inside sources from major ISP's and content providers gives us a
far bleaker vision of what the future of Internet freedom will look
like if we don't take action in every way we can.

Why is this happening? The entire media and marketing industry is
losing its grip on the upcoming generations of Internet-minded
consumers. Statistics show that traditional media is losing popularity
as the Internet continues to grow drastically every year. And the
Internet is a completely different place: consumers aren't passive any
more and advertisements don't have the same psychological effect they
normally have on television. Internet users are very active and
focused: they only go to the sites and services they want, and with an
infinite amount of alternatives, users simply switch to something else
if one service becomes too commercialized with annoying
advertisements.With this in mind, it's no surprise that the past 6
years the industry has secretly been planning a 'take-over' to secure
the Internet as a purely commercial playground.

Spread The Word
But there is hope... More and more people are becoming aware of the
importance of net neutrality and now that we have uncovered what the
industries have been plotting, it's not just about big corporations
forming shady agreements, it's about what they will say to their users
who will demand an explanation from their providers on what will
happen to their access in 2012. As long as there are alternatives, we
can pressure those providers who admit to being against net neutrality
and favor those who take a stand and choose to give their users their
freedom even after 2012. We can keep pushing for net neutrality laws
and we can start spreading awareness on a massive scale to make sure
that ISP's think twice before signing anything that'll go against the
freedom that made the Internet into the important open medium that it
is today.

It's our responsibility, spread the word and use any sort of political
or media contacts you may know. Let's make sure that by 2012, ISP's
won't even dare think about doing anything that goes against the
principles of net neutrality.


Video: Alex Jones on The Death Of The Internet

Prison Planet
Thursday, June 12, 2008

Alex explains why websites like Prison Planet and Infowars will cease
to exist if big corporations achieve their agenda of shifting the
Internet over to a regulated, restricted pay-per-view format similar
to a cable TV subscription.

Watch:
http://www.thealexjonesshow.com/articles/june2008/120608alex-deathofn
 

Marty H (119)
Wednesday February 17, 2010, 2:33 am
signed and thanks! I wrote to my Senators quite some time ago about this. The new world order Rockefellers and friends! This is what they would like people not to be able to see;
http://www.prisonplanet.com/articles/january2007/290107rockefellergoal.htm
As well as anyone questioning 9/11!
 

Bob E (113)
Wednesday February 17, 2010, 3:40 am
Some of the powerful do not want people to have freedom but instead want censorship, rules and laws and discrimination. These powerful people think they know best for the rest of us. But the people who originally brought us computers and later the internet believed in the easy spread of information for everyone; nothing to be contained… Information is power; free speech is inherent to be free.
 

Terrie Williams (798)
Wednesday February 17, 2010, 6:34 am
#112 Thank you! You signed at 6:24 AM PST, Feb 17, 2010
 

. (0)
Wednesday February 17, 2010, 7:07 am
#113
 

Valerie W (135)
Wednesday February 17, 2010, 7:54 am
Thank you! You signed at 7:52 AM PST, Feb 17, 2010
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday February 17, 2010, 12:06 pm
signed
 

Margaret Esposito (92)
Wednesday February 17, 2010, 1:03 pm
Signed & noted. Thanks for the info- there's already a lot of surveillance of the internet and that should be sufficient to protect internet users. Most of us have virus programs and we know which sites to avoid, no need to regulate further.
 

Erin R (181)
Wednesday February 17, 2010, 1:43 pm
Noted & signed.
 

Gemma H (48)
Wednesday February 17, 2010, 6:02 pm
Noted & signed ~ Thanks Elderberry {& Barbarocat}
 

Caitlin Kirby (7)
Wednesday February 17, 2010, 10:06 pm
signed and noted, thank you!
 

. (0)
Wednesday February 17, 2010, 10:31 pm
Thannnxxx for sharing... it is awful that we are moving towards the day and age where we are loosing not only our identities.. but what we say and do.. and what we will have to buy and so forth..
 

Deborah O (98)
Wednesday February 17, 2010, 10:40 pm
They have no idea how hard we're prepared to fight this. They have no idea how mad we are. If they expect us to back down, they're insane.
 

Frank G (211)
Thursday February 18, 2010, 4:02 am
Thank you for this important petition, Elderberry.
 

Simon Wood (207)
Thursday February 18, 2010, 5:59 am
Good on you for promoting this petition, Elderberry : )
 

Gillian M (218)
Thursday February 18, 2010, 2:32 pm
# 151: 2:31 pm PST, Feb 18, Gillian Miller, United Kingdom
 

US Veteran (95)
Thursday February 18, 2010, 8:45 pm
Get ready to go back to using your computer as a word processor.
 
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