Do not tell me you are the least bit surprised…

…Do not tell me you are the least bit surprised…

The FCC today voted 3-2 along party lines to repeal the Obama-era net neutrality regulations, handing a victory to telecom providers over the objections of tech companies including Netflix, Reddit and Etsy.

The agency’s Republican majority approved a plan to scrap the rules preventing internet providers like Comcast and AT&T from blocking or slowing web traffic, or creating so-called paid internet fast lanes.

Instead, providers will be required to disclose their practices, with the FTC expected to police anti-competitive behavior.

Read more: https://www.politico.com/story/2017/12/14/fcc-votes-to-repeal-net-neutrality-rules-295500

…Here’s a hint… it damn sure it not your child … so how about “big-pharma,” … Congress gave them a big wet kiss and CYA…

…Here’s a hint… it damn sure it not your child … so how about “big-pharma,” … Congress gave them a big wet kiss and  CYA…

Whom does the Childhood Vaccine Injury Act protect?

 

…Hint. It isn’t the kids.Note: We’re happy to share this post from Deirdre Imus on the World Mercury Project website. Ms. Imus has been a steady presence of support and education in our community for many, many years.  We owe her a debt of gratitude.By Deirdre ImusThe laws of a country are, generally, designed to protect its citizens. How this ideal is interpreted is a topic of debate in various circles, but its goal is lofty, if not quite perfect. Of specific necessity are laws aimed at …
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