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This is not going to be the last thing.” Rousing online opposition is a familiar strategy for net neutrality advocates, who generated a similar groundswell — roughly four million comments in total — when the FCC last considered net neutrality in 2014.At the time, tech companies and consumer groups alike agonized for the agency, led by Democratic Chairman Tom Wheeler, to subject telecom giants to utility-like regulation, an approach Wheeler ultimately adopted.In 2016, 4,149 cybersecurity breaches were publicly reported, involving unauthorized access to or disclosure of over 4.2 billion records. Breaches have involved personal information, such as social security numbers, passwords, and health-related information; financial information of consumers and customers, such as credit card numbers and bank account information; and confidential business information, such as trade secrets and other sensitive or valuable data.He said the bulletins had “sent tens or hundreds of thousands of eyeballs to advocacy pages.” Ok Cupid plans to send a message to users of its online-dating app, encouraging them to visit Battle for the Net’s website and sound off at the FCC in defense of net neutrality. And Automattic, the company behind Wordpress, will arm its blog owners with a new widget: Users who turn it on will be able to display a supportive net neutrality banner on their websites, as well as a fake webpage loading sign that calls attention to the dangers of online fast and slow lanes.The video-streaming platform Vimeo plans to feature a one-minute piece, “front and center” on its home page, explaining the importance of strong open-internet rules, said Michael Cheah, the company’s general counsel.The nation’s leading ISPs, however, plan to fire back.
The online protest next week is the latest attempt by Silicon Valley and its Democratic allies to thwart the Federal Communications Commission, which under its new Republican chairman, Ajit Pai, has sought to undo regulations that prevent companies like AT&T, Charter, Comcast* and Verizon from blocking or slowing down web content, including the movie or music offerings from their competitors.
When users open a new tab or window, they’ll see a bulletin directing them to a special website where they can write comments to the FCC.