There’s a massive teacher strike in Oklahoma over at the state’s capitol. They’re wanting the state legislature to increase teacher’s salaries and provide better funding for the state’s crumbling public school system. I wasn’t able to get a good picture but at one point I saw a protester’s sign that said some of his textbooks were older than his students.
Just to give you an idea as to how big the demonstration was I spent almost an hour driving around ’til finally finding a parking spot. LOL, cars were also parked on the side of neighborhood streets up to several blocks away.
Here’s a video recording visiting the area:
On July 12th, 2017 there will be a massive show of support for Net Neutrality.
Sites from across the web will display a prominent alert on their homepage that shows the world what the web will look like without net neutrality. There are “spinning wheel of death”, “blocked”, and “upgrade” alert modals; plan to use the one that best fits your site to encourage users to send a letter to the FCC and Congress in support of net neutrality.
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1st protest I’ve recorded and luckily I was working near the area so I was easily able to visit and get some footage of it. Sorry in advance for the audio quality, you may need to set volume to max to hear it.
Web host gives FCC a 28.8Kbps slow lane in net neutrality protest
NeoCities finds FCC’s internal IP block, throttles connections to dial-up speed.
Lots of people are angry about FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler’s Internet “fast lane” proposal that would let Internet service providers charge Web services for priority access to consumers. But one Web hosting service called NeoCities isn’t just writing letters to the FCC. Instead, the company found the FCC’s internal IP address range and throttled all connections to 28.8Kbps speeds.
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