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Noam Chomsky on Reagan’s Distorted Legacy, Wisconsin Protests & Obama’s Activist Crackdown

February 17, 2011 Leave a comment

Amy Goodman – President Obama’s Christmas Gift to AT&T (and Comcast and Verizon)

December 22, 2010 Leave a comment

From Truthdig:

President Obama’s Christmas Gift to AT&T (and Comcast and Verizon)

Posted on Dec 21, 2010

By Amy Goodman

One of President Barack Obama’s signature campaign promises was to protect the freedom of the Internet. He said, in November 2007, “I will take a back seat to no one in my commitment to network neutrality, because once providers start to privilege some applications or websites over others, then the smaller voices get squeezed out and we all lose.”

Jump ahead to December 2010, where Obama is clearly in the back seat, being driven by Internet giants like AT&T, Verizon and Comcast. With him is his appointed chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Julius Genachowski, his Harvard Law School classmate and basketball pal who just pushed through a rule on network neutrality that Internet activists consider disastrous.

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