I think this is something that all of us should be cognizant of. My personal feeling is that out people in congress will do what it takes to support those who fund their re-election and that may not be in the best interest of the electorate.
The Internet has changed the communication methodologies and in a sense has given power to the people. Some of that will be bad (like everything else) however the majority of that will be good. We will not be left in a vacuum, we can be and will be heard - if we want to.
I have seen recently about the old cliche regarding freedom of the press however that was only to those who owned a press. Today we all have the ability to make noise and we should not give that up. This is not China - don't let it become closed.
Get vocal with that elected official and let them know if you do not do right all the money the telecoms provide you will not be enough to get you elected again.
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