The plan the FCC has approved in regards to allowing paid priority for internet bandwidth has not been adopted yet. It has been approved, but they are now in the public comment phase.

This means there is still time.

Call the FCC.

  1. Dial 888-225-5322
  2. push 1, 4, 0 (Edit: These options may have changed)
  3. a person will answer.
  4. they will ask for your name and address. you can just give them a zip code if you want.
  5. Tell them, “I’m calling to ask the FCC to reclassify Internet Service Providers as Title Two Common Carriers.”
  6. They’ll ask if there is anything else you would like to add.
  7. “No, Thank you for your time.”
  8. hang up.

Last I heard, there was a message asking to send them an e-mail. Don’t do that, call them and talk to them directly.

call your representatives and Senators.

  1. Go to
  2. type in your zip code
  3. Call the listed DC phone number.
  4. Follow the instructions to reach a person.
  5. Mention you are a constituent, give some details showing constituency, like an address, school district or zip code.
  6. Tell them, “I’m calling to ensure that my representatives and senators demand the FCC reclassify Internet Service Providers as Title Two Common Carriers. Net Neutrality is essential to me, my family and our community. “
  7. Thank the person talking to you for their time.

Tell the FCC chairman to stop the Internet Slow Lane Plan (Citizens of any country)

  1. Go to
  2. Fill in the form to the right
  3. Hit send.


You can also file a comment on the FCC website.  I would recommend this step in addition to (but not instead of) calling.  (Also be advised by filing a comment, you are filing a document in a public proceeding, which means your comment with your name and address attached will be viewable on the FCC website until the internet implodes.)

I’m so angry at Wheeler I can’t even say anything useful here.  Productive things.  Go do.  Yes.

We can save the world.  We can find better ways.  We can fix everything.  But only if we don’t have to rely on gatekeepers to communicate.

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