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Verizon Posts Video Full of Lies to Ease People’s Minds Over the Death of Net Neutrality¬†

Call it a sign of the times, when those in power don’t to worry about people fact checking. They use their platform to say whatever they want, and assume people will believe it. Verizon, one of the biggest opponents to net neutrality, has posted a video claiming to not be working against net neutrality. In fact, we’re supposed to believe that the company that sued the government over net neutrality laws, won, and lead to companies instantly taking advantage of the lack of net neutrality isn’t against internet freedom. The entire reason the internet had to be declared a Title II protected service was because of Verizon’s lawsuit. To claim now that they’re not against net neutrality is preposterous on its own, but this video is something else entirely. It completely misrepresents public property as their own private property, ignores their monopolies, and completely misrepresents the issue and the conflicts of interest of those involved.

Verizon is trying to have their cake and eat it too. They’re trying to fight net neutrality while simultaneously retaining a public image that won’t disgust people. They may be underestimating our intelligence by just a little bit. 

The video is attached below. You can find a full breakdown of every misleading comment or outright lie over at The Verge. If you care about internet freedom, you likely won’t be able to make it through the video without feeling uncontrollable rage, so you’ll want to check out The Verge’s breakdown
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Apple Refuses to Support RNC Due to Trump’s Policies

My mom got was upset she had to look at Trump’s face in one of my articles. So here’s a screenshot from Trump Dump instead.

The Republican National Committee needs electronics like everyone else. Unless they bring their own computers, they can expect to get nothing donated to them from Apple, if two separate reports from Politico and John Paczkowski are true. Apple is refusing to supply the RNC with devices or support over Trump’s policies. All things considered, Apple may have protested this year over any of the Republican Party’s nominees, but Trump is especially bad. The Republican Party is fighting against everything Apple stands for: equality, diversity, and the environment.
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