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[ NNSquad ] Verizon claims (effectively) that they can censor anything you say on the Internet

Verizon claims (effectively) that they can censor anything you say on the Internet

http://j.mp/VgIFNP  (SFGate)

    "Verizon takes the prize for most outrageous claim of a First Amendment
     right. Its challenge to the 2010 Federal Communications Commission
     rule that requires an open Internet - effectively preventing the
     companies that provide online connections from censoring or favoring
     content - as an abridgement of Verizon's free speech.  If Verizon's
     argument as presented to a federal appeals court holds, then the
     constitutional guarantee of "free speech" suddenly would include the
     right to suppress someone else's ability to transmit or receive

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Lauren Weinstein (lauren@vortex.com): http://www.vortex.com/lauren 
Co-Founder: People For Internet Responsibility: http://www.pfir.org/pfir-info
 - Network Neutrality Squad: http://www.nnsquad.org 
 - PRIVACY Forum: http://www.vortex.com/privacy-info
 - Data Wisdom Explorers League: http://www.dwel.org
 - Global Coalition for Transparent Internet Performance: http://www.gctip.org
Member: ACM Committee on Computers and Public Policy
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