Daily Archives: April 29, 2006

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TELECOMMUNICATIONS GIANTS MOVE TO CONTROL HOW YOU SURF THE WEB

28 April 2006 | Organic Bytes (Organic Consumers Assn) A nationwide network of nonprofit organizations, including the Organic Consumers Association, are mobilizing to stop Congress from passing a law that would enable telecommunications giants to control the flow of traffic on the internet. Companies like AT&T, Verizon and Comcast are pressuring Congress to pass the “Telecom Reform Bill” that would allow them to restrict or slow down your access to certain websites on the internet. As an example, last year, Canada’s version of AT&T — Telus — blocked their internet customers from visiting a web site sympathetic to workers with […]