The Federal Communications Commission is on the verge of a historic vote to gut net neutrality rules and potentially ruin our internet. Unlike legislative votes in Congress, concerned citizens don't have a local senator to complain to, and the FCC's comment process has left a lot to be desired.
So, because angry voices need to be heard somewhere, activists are organizing votes outside Verizon stores nationwide. Verizon has been a proponent of the FCC's move to repeal net neutrality, and new FCC chairman Ajit Pai is a former Verizon lawyer, so protesting Verizon stores makes about as much sense as anything else.
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Net neutrality protests, coming to a Verizon store near you this Thursday originally appeared on BGR.com on Mon, 4 Dec 2017 at 17:02:52 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.