Net Neutrality & A Future Without Porn

Imagine a future where you can no longer enjoy BBA or your other favorite porn sites because they’ve been blocked or slowed down by the Internet providers in your area. Or worse, because they’ve gone out of business completely due to restrictive new fees and/or a dramatic decrease in the number of people able to access and support their content.

That future is a lot closer than you might think, and likely to become a reality if we don’t do something together to stop it.

This Thursday, December 14th, the FCC (Federal Communication Commission) is scheduled to vote on Net Neutrality, the idea that Internet providers should NOT be able to control what we see or do online. More specifically, that Internet speeds should be kept the same for ALL sites, regardless of their size or type. There are currently rules in place that prohibit ISPs from things like blocking, throttling, and paid prioritization – in other words, “fast lanes” for sites that pay extra fees, and “slow lanes” for everyone else.

These basic rules and principles (which we’ve all pretty much taken for granted) are currently UNDER ATTACK by the Trump administration, and the FCC is reevaluating and threatening to repeal them. If we lose Net Neutrality, the Internet as we know it will NEVER be the same again. Companies like Verizon and Time Warner would soon have the power to slow down specific sites, and/or pressure individual sites into paying extra to escape the “slow lane.”

This could DIRECTLY threaten membership websites like Black Boy Addictionz, as well as popular free websites like Tumblr, by allowing your cable company to slow down the speeds of these sites, or even block them completely due to their “NSFW” content.

If you’re a dedicated BBA fan, or just someone who shares our profound concern for keeping the Internet open and equal for everyone, please join us NOW in the fight to SAVE NET NEUTRALITY by taking one or more of the following actions:

1) Text “RESIST” to 50409. This is a quick and EASY tool that lets you send a message to your representatives in Congress through your phone. It only takes a couple minutes of your time, and if you’re unsure what exactly to say, here’s a sample message you can use:

I’m a concerned constituent from [YOUR CITY] asking you to please PROTECT NET NEUTRALITY and an open Internet. Preserving an open and equal Internet is essential to free speech and democracy and I am alarmed and dismayed that the FCC is planning to abandon this principle.

I don’t want ISPs to have the power to block websites, slow them down, give some sites an advantage over others, or break the Internet up into ‘fast lanes’ for those that pay and ‘slow lanes’ for everyone else. Please publicly support the FCC’s existing net neutrality rules based on Title II, and oppose Chairman Pai’s plans to undo them.

2) Go to BattleForTheNet.com for additional tools and helpful info about how you can make your voice heard.

3) Email the following five FCC members who will be voting on Net Neutrality this Thursday, December 14:

Mr. Ajit Pai – Ajit.Pai@fcc.gov
Ms. Mignon Clyburn – Mignon.Clyburn@fcc.gov
Mr. Michael O’Rielly – Mike.ORielly@fcc.gov
Mr. Brendan Carr – Brendan.Carr@fcc.gov
Ms. Jessica Rosenworcel – Jessica.Rosenworcel@fcc.gov

Please be respectful, concise, and express your personal reasons for wanting to preserve Net Neutrality.

Thanks for joining us in making your voice heard! We’re not exaggerating when we say that the future of the Internet and porn as we know it is at stake.

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