Al Franken: 'Net neutrality is the free speech issue of our time'

The Senator lays out a strong case for the importance of preserving Net neutrality

Lest you think politicians are asleep at the switch on the Net neutrality issue, Minnesota Senator Al Franken would like you to know that he is very much opposed to the FCC's proposal to allow companies to set up Internet "fast lanes." And he would like to enlist your support for Net neutrality as well.

The above video lays out Franken's position in blunt terms. "We can not allow the FCC to implement a pay-for-play system," he says after describing the consequences of such a system. ISPs want to do away with Net neutrality; Franken believes that nobody else does -- or should -- want to kill it.

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