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Bloomberg Business Week

AT&T Must Let Beastie Boy Vote on Net Neutrality, SEC Says

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2012-02-15/at-t-must-let-beastie-boy-vote-on-net-neutrality-sec-says.html

ISS

SEC Staff Reverses Position on Internet Access Proposals

http://blog.issgovernance.com/gov/2012/02/sec-staff-reverses-position-on-internet-access-proposals.html

PC World

SEC Denies Carrier Attempts to Block Shareholder Net Neutrality Votes

http://www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/article/250035/sec_denies_carrier_attempts_to_block_shareholder_net_neutrality_votes.html

CFO World

SEC Won’t Let Telecoms Block Shareholder Net-Neutrality Votes

http://www.cfoworld.com/technology/31767/sec-wont-let-telecoms-block-shareholder-net-neutrality-votes

Future of Music

Mike D and AT&T Shareholders Push for Open Internet Policies

http://futureofmusic.org/blog/2012/02/16/mike-d-and-att-shareholders-push-open-internet-policies

WebPro News

Mike D of the Beastie Boy to Rock the AT&T Net Neutrality Vote

http://www.webpronews.com/mike-d-of-the-beastie-boy-to-rock-the-att-net-neutrality-vote-2012-02

The Consumerist

Beastie Boy Mike D Fights AT&T For Shareholders’ Right To Vote On Net Neutrality

http://consumerist.com/2012/02/beastie-boy-mike-d-fights-att-for-shareholders-right-to-vote-on-net-neutrality.html

The Mac Observer

SEC Tells Telecoms to Include Net Neutrality in Shareholder Voting

http://www.macobserver.com/tmo/article/sec_tells_telecoms_to_include_net_neutrality_in_shareholder_voting/

PCWorld

SEC Denies Carrier Attempts to Block Shareholder Net Neutrality Votes

“Carriers had successfully suppressed shareholder proposals on net neutrality in the past three years.”

http://www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/article/250035/sec_denies_carrier_attempts_to_block_shareholder_net_neutrality_votes.html

Fortune/cnn.com

SEC: Wireless carriers must allow shareholder votes on data neutrality

“The SEC ordered that Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint Nextel must allow shareholder votes on Net neutrality.  The companies have displayed transparent hypocrisy in arguing against the votes.”

http://tech.fortune.cnn.com/2012/02/16/sec-wireless-carriers-must-allow-shareholder-votes-on-data-neutrality/

FoxNews.com

SEC’s ‘rogue’ ruling protects an open Internet

“If neutrality isn’t maintained for wireless devices…we won’t have free, equal access to information. Democracy itself depends on the free flow of information, and in this day and age, so does economic recovery.

http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2012/03/02/secs-rogue-ruling-protects-open-internet/

Bloomberg BusinessWeek

AT&T Must Let Beastie Boy Vote on Net Neutrality, SEC Says

“Net neutrality is the free speech issue of our time and today’s decision by the SEC was a big win in the fight to maintain a free and open Internet,” Senator Al Franken, a Minnesota Democrat, said in a statement.

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2012-02-16/at-t-must-let-beastie-boy-vote-on-net-neutrality-sec-says.html

GigaOm.com

AT&T’s mad, mad plan to charge wireless app developers

“With this plan AT&T may have found a means to discriminate using pricing, and possibly could halt innovation by companies that can’t pay to offset their users’ data.”

http://gigaom.com/broadband/atts-mad-mad-plan-to-charge-wireless-app-developers/

Scientific American

Verizon and AT&T Accused of Being Threats to Democracy

“The stakes are higher for the U.S. than just lousy service and exorbitant bills. The current state of affairs threatens the ability of citizens to speak freely in a democracy.”

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/2012/03/13/verizon-and-att-accused-of-being-threats-to-democracy/