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Click to edit Master subtitle style 9/14/11 IT 228 How does media represent us and why should we care?
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9/14/11 Administration Don’t forget your midterms are due tonight Assignment posted for Research Group We will get together in groups Thursday Groups will research the topics and present their results to the rest of the students in the class. I will circulate a sign-up sheet today.
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9/14/11 Admin Group sign up today Violence in media and games V Sex in movies and games SEX Stereotypes ST Depiction of substance abuse SA Privacy and Social Networking SN Piracy vs. fair use FU Cheating C
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9/14/11 In the news 1-26-2010 A recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that throws out limits on corporate political-endorsement spending is giving new hope to opponents of net neutrality regulation proposed by the U.S. Federal Communication Commission.
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9/14/11 Now the Chamber of Running Partisan Attack Ads The largest attack campaign against Democrats this fall is being waged by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, a trade association organized as a 501(c)(6) that can raise and spend unlimited funds without ever disclosing any of its donors. The Chamber has promised to spend an
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9/14/11 Internet Neutrality Rep. Henry Waxman tried last week to craft a bipartisan compromise on Net Neutrality only to have his bill deep-sixed by hostile Republicans on the Commerce Committee, who are eager to smother the open Internet should voters hand them a majority in November.
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9/14/11 Effect on net neutrality Under the FCC's proposed net neutrality rules, broadband providers would be prohibited from discriminating against any legal Web content and applications. Some net neutrality opponents have argued that the FCC, by forcing them to carry other content, would violate their free-speech rights, and the Citizens United ruling makes that a
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9/14/11 Free speech?!? "I think that the FCC's rules may hinder the speech rights of ISPs [Internet service providers]," said Wendy, a former director of government relations at the United States Telecom Association. "To me, I see facilities-based ISPs . .. somewhat akin to private movie theaters, galleries or newspapers. We don't tell the gallery owner to
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9/14/11 But wait ISPs have long argued that they have no control of what moves over their networks, particularly when threatened with lawsuits over copyright infringement on their networks,
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9/14/11 A little confusing "They're basically contradicting themselves," she said. "You can't have it both ways. You can't claim First Amendment protection so that you can discriminate against whoever you want to, then claim you're not an editor in order to not get sued by people when there's some kind of harmful conduct that happens online."
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9/14/11 The fate of the open Internet now rests in the hands of FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski. The chairman just needs to muster the courage to do right by the millions of Internet users who demand an Internet of, for, and by the people.
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