As of today, some posts will be replaced by a “Still Loading” spinner…to show what life will be like on an Internet without Net Neutrality, that features dreaded slow lanes. Also a banner that shows my support for Net Neutrality, and links to battleforthenet.com, where you can send a letter to the FCC about this important issue will be displayed.
Because like Automattic, I strongly believe in a free and open Internet and it’s hard to imagine a truly open Internet without Net Neutrality.
What is Net Neutrality?
“Net Neutrality” is the simple but very powerful principle that all Internet traffic should be treated equally. Whether you’re reading a blog post on WordPress.com, streaming Game of Thrones on HBO GO, or browsing handcrafted tea cozies on Etsy, your Internet service provider delivers the Internet to you at the same speed, without blocking, throttling, or charging extra tolls based on the content you’re viewing. You can….
Read more about it: HERE
“Net Neutrality is Under Attack, Again”
“Take Action to Protect Net Neutrality”
Are you joining Automattic, and me, too?
Update Oct 2017 – the ‘Still Loading’ spinner is removed. However, I still believe we should support this cause in all the other ways available.
I completely agree with your words. Recently, I read Social Media applications such as Facebook will promote faster websites over the ones like ‘us’ which are more individual and less ‘professional’.. Not that we are no professionals, but we are not like the leading worldwide companies off course, which would be automatticly promoted that way.
I believe in neutrality…. Thank you for bringing this up! Love xxx
Hola, this one got in the spamfolder! Fortunately, I have my settings set at ‘let me be the one to decide it is really spam’, before comments are really gone 🙂
Anyway, my pleasure. Really feel it’s worth bringing this to the attention of ‘us’ bloggers 😉
totally agree, Marije, in every way, including gratitude to Patty for publicizing – have reblogged wordpress announcement
I had no idea that this was going on. Maybe we need to get campaigning
I know, right?! I’ve subscribed to the wordpress newsletter, that’s how I found out. Thought it was worthwhile to share, at the least…
This is the original post: https://en.blog.wordpress.com/2017/07/11/join-us-in-the-fight-for-net-neutrality/
If you would like to share it too 😉
Cool, thanks .leave it with me
ooh thanks, Patty x will do.
I did heard or read headlines about it but didn’t paid much attention to it. Thanks for the info, Patty.
You’re welcome, Hammad. XxX