On Net Neutrality or “Preventing Cable Company F**kery”

Net Neutrality is one of those subjects that is so boring, and yet so perilous, that regular people often hesitate to take it on. You know who’s not scared? John Oliver. In this bravura thirteen minute video, miraculously uninterrupted by commercials or anything, really, except his own jokes (and the cute dimples that come out when he makes them), Oliver lays out:

— what net neutrality is

— why an unholy alliance of corporations like Google, Facebook, and Apple and activists everywhere are for it and yet it’s still in danger, because the Cable Cabal is stronger than everyone short of the Lightning God Thor

— and what we can do to help. Hint: It doesn’t involve a hashtag.

For more, see Vox.

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