Dear Google, Don’t be evil

Aug 05, 2010

Consumer advocates try to reach Google and dissuade them from redefining Net Neutrality

Update: Political action group has sponsored a similar initiative as well as Bold Progressives.

Based solely on the words of Eric Schmidt last night and not the reports by the New York Times, consumers have reason to worry about Google's new stance.  I've outlined the slippery slope that prioritizing packets could cause here.

A consumer group called Save the Internet is launching a letter writing campaign aimed at stopping Google (goog) from changing its stance on Internet Neutrality.  Those interested in sending Google a message on this subject are urged to visit Save the Internet's petition form.

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Thanks Shawn!

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