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Rand Paul Makes the Case for Internet Freedom

s72 Wrote: Aug 02, 2012 6:51 PM
Do you really want your ISP to have the power to shut off traffic to any site they feel like? Maybe a place like townhall?
jimwg2 Wrote: Aug 04, 2012 7:50 AM
It's really not the interest of ISPs to tap or control the lines. They're headaches to run to begin with. They're already regulated to the eyeballs and keep lawyers busy protecting themselves from suits of hacked theft of service to child exploitation issues. They'd rather not have government step in and run their business more than it has.
Curtis108 Wrote: Aug 03, 2012 6:02 AM
Do you know that the ISP ALREADY HAVE THAT POWER?

Technobabblers....
g15y Wrote: Aug 02, 2012 8:51 PM
Or the Black Cloud House.....Formerly the White House.......it would be great to have all of ZERO's websites SHUT DOWN.......until we throw him out in Nov.....
whitezombie1965 Wrote: Aug 03, 2012 1:54 AM
I don't want the government or verizon managing what I see or say.
Thasic Wrote: Aug 03, 2012 5:46 AM
The only remedy for bad speech is more speech, not less speech. Let the White House spew and sputter. They drive another nail in their coffin every time they send out a press release.
Apollo2 Wrote: Aug 02, 2012 7:29 PM
Do you really want the government to have the power to shut down ISPs?
Senator Rand Paul delivered a speech on internet freedom at the Heritage Foundation on Thursday morning. The Senator has immersed himself in issues relating to internet regulation, but admits that he is no technology expert. Paul drew laughs from the crowd when he added “I did not invent the internet.”

Given his political philosophy, it surprises no one that Senator Paul wants to keep the federal government away from regulating the internet. He is hardly alone. During his speech, the Senator recounted the SOPA and PIPA episode. Rand Paul thought that the legislation would sail through Congress and become...