Hot or Not
Hot: FCC Passes Net Neutrality 3-2
The Federal Communications Commission voted to classify Internet access as a public utility, baring service providers from influencing the speed or connectivity of any individual’s Internet connection.
Despite being clearly defined over the past several years, Net Neutrality seems to still have some legislators quite confused.
Senator Ted Cruz said in a tweet, “’Net Neutrality’ is Obamacare for the Internet; the Internet should not operate at the speed of the government.”
Luckily the Internet will not be running at the speed of the obviously uninformed Cruz, or the government for that matter. The Internet is now fully in the hands of the people using it and that should be a desirable outcome for anyone using it.
Not: Westboro Baptist Church picketing Leonard Nimoy’s funeral
The Westboro Baptist Church, known for protesting the funerals of soldiers and other public figures decided to start an attack campaign against the late Leonard Nimoy.
Nimoy, known for his role as Spock on the television series Star Trek, passed away this past week at the age of 83. Only days after his death Westboro Baptist Church decided to post videos and pictures on social media sites condemning Nimoy and have organized plans to picket his funeral.
One picture in particular is a photo of Nimoy as Spock with the caption, “Nimoy in hell.”
If the Nimoy’s funeral is made public then hopefully the “trekkies” will out number the protesters so that Nimoy’s family can properly grieve.