Wise Guys on WHO Radio - July 26, 2014

Brian Gongol

The WHO Radio Wise Guys airs on WHO Radio in Des Moines, Iowa on 1040 AM or streaming online at WHORadio.com. The show airs from 1 to 2 pm Central Time on Saturday afternoons. A podcast of show highlights is also available. Leave comments and questions on the Wise Guys Facebook page or e-mail them to wiseguys@whoradio.com.

Please note: These show notes may be in various stages of completion -- ranging from brainstormed notes through to well-polished monologues. Please excuse anything that may seem rough around the edges, as it may only be a first draft of a thought and not be fully representative of what was said on the air.

Net neutrality

Strong, emotional arguments can be made to preserve "net neutrality" (basically, treating data on the Internet like telephone calls or freight on the railroads -- common-carrier access). John Oliver made a clever (and a bit profane) argument in favor of neutrality. The FCC is accepting public comments.

Pro-neutrality (regulate as a "common carrier") Anti-neutrality (regard as an "information service") Informative
Parties Netflix
Electronic Frontier Foundation
Lariat.net (Wyoming ISP) Informative

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