Oh, It’s On! September 10th, 2014

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The Internet Slowdown starts at midnight eastern time on September 10th, and runs through midnight on September 11th. Whatever awesome stuff you’ve got planned, do it then! And remember: the goal is to drive as many emails and calls to Congress, the White House, and the FCC as possible.



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The Battle for Net Neutrality Starts Next Week with Internet Slowdown Day  Softpedia   Next week is going to be a pretty interesting one as the fight for net neutrality is to pick up some speed and to gain some visibility…   

Mozilla, Reddit, And Other Popular Sites Plan ‘Go Slow’ Day To Protest Net Neutrality Rule Changes       Hot Hardware    On September 10th, several of the popular websites you visit may appear to have trouble loading content, but that won’t really be the case. All those slow loading animations are actually widgets, banners, and animated images provided by BattleForTheNet, a coalition of companies, organizations, and people who have come together to oppose changes to net neutrality rules and show what the web might look like if the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) allows cable companies to charge for Internet fast lanes.

Sept.10: Internet Slowdown To Protest Threats To Net Neutrality     Popular Resistance

Sept 10th: The Internet Slowdown    Yewknee

Internet Slowdown protest: Top web companies to join strike for net neutrality   RT.com The FCC proposed rules will allow cable giants like AT&T, Comcast and Verizon to create a two-tiered internet, with “slow lanes” for most internet companies, and “fast lanes” for corporations that are willing to pay extra for a faster service.

Net neutrality activists are about to show you what an Internet ‘slow lane’ looks like    The Daily Dot     A veritable who’s who of all but the biggest social tech companies, including Etsy, Foursquare, Kickstarter, Mozilla, Reddit, and Vimeo have all signed on for Sept. 10’s Internet Slowdown Day, according to the event’s organizer, Fight for the Future’s Evan Greer.