Bought By The Telecoms

Brian Zick

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Matt Stoller at MyDD details the dollar amounts paid to Democrats, who voted in committee to give the internet away to the telecom giants. And he provides phone numbers constituents can call to complain.He also says who to thank, for voting to save the internet - the rest of the Democrats on the Committee and one Republican.update: Art Brodsky at TPM Cafe has more.update2: And yet more from mcjoan at dailykos.

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