Prevent Cable Company Fuckery

For more than a week I had stalled on an article for this Monday. On Tuesday June 3, this beautiful item showed up.olivernetneutrality_360

 

John Oliver’s cheeky net neutrality plea crashes FCC website
http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/jun/03/john-oliver-fcc-website-net-neutrality
The US Federal Communications Commission website reported technical difficulties because of heavy traffic this week hours after comedian John Oliver called on viewers to share their thoughts with the agency about what he called “cable company fuckery.
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO): Net Neutrality
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fpbOEoRrHyU
Published June 1, 2014
Cable companies are trying to create an unequal playing field for internet speeds, but they’re doing it so boringly that most news outlets aren’t covering it.
John Oliver explains the controversy and lets viewers know how they can voice their displeasure to the FCC.
After John Oliver’s Net Neutrality Rant: 22,000 Comments and Site Overload
http://mashable.com/2014/06/03/fcc-site-down-john-oliver-net-nuetrality-rant/
John Oliver called for his viewers to rise up against the Federal Communications Commission’s proposed net neutrality rules at the end of an epic, 13-minute rant on Sunday — and commenters responded en masse.

http://www.fcc.gov/comments

John Oliver guest hosting The Daily Show.

Don’t use these words

Kai Ryssdal (of American Public Radio program Marketplace) always seems to have juicy stuff in his Final Note. Keep_right_Portugal_20100107This was on Monday past.

GM doesn’t want employees using these words in memos

http://www.marketplace.org/topics/business/final-note/shocker-no-one-likes-isps-or-cable-providers


http://www.marketplace.org/topics/business/final-note/gm-doesnt-want-employees-using-these-words-memos