Three judges in D.C. just killed Net Neutrality. But we have a chance to save the Internet as we know it.
The Federal Communications Commission's Open Internet Order prevented Internet service providers from turning the Open Internet into a pro-rich, pro-corporate nightmare,
but it was founded on shaky political ground that made it vulnerable to the courts.
Now that it's been struck down, companies like AT&T, Comcast and Verizon are free to block or slow down any website, application or service they don't like — but the FCC still has the power to change everything.
By reading the law correctly and reclaiming the authority it sacrificed in the Bush years, the FCC Wheeler can still protect broadband users and preserve net neutrality online. But it needs to stand up to the companies who want to make the Web a for-profit machine first
, and he needs to do it fast!
PETITION TO FCC CHAIRMAN TOM WHEELER: We can still save the Internet we love, but the FCC has to act. Reclaim the FCC's legal authority to restrain these companies and promote an Open Internet.