Net Neutrality [RAP NEWS 25]

24/05/2014 01:52

RAP NEWS 25: NET NEUTRALITY [S02:E05]. Having covered conflicts in distant lands, we now turn our attention to our own native homeland, the Internet; where the battle for the hypersphere has reached new heights, as netizens take up arms against Telcoms and the FCC, to preserve the fundamental ethos that made the Internet what it is today: Net Neutrality. What is Net Neutrality, and why is it so important to the future of the Internet? Find out by joining Robert Foster as he takes a whimsical trip into the World Wide Web, with its founder Tim Berners-Lee. Let's just hope no shady mega-corporatist, elite oligarchic malefactors pop up to mess with us on the way...

Written & created by Giordano Nanni & Hugo Farrant in a suburban backyard home studio in Melbourne, Australia, on Wurundjeri Land.


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Thanks to Louis Gunderman for coming on board again to impersonate Mark Zuckerberg
World Wide Web animations by Rap News fx-wizard, Jonas Schweizer (aka Kookybone)
Filming and video-editing assistance by Damian Tapley.
Image assistance by Photoshop ninja Zoe Tame:
Rad props provided by Gilles Gunderman
Production assistance by Lucy Cahill.
Captions syncing by Koolfy from
Wigs styled and costumes provided by Rose Chong
Thanks to David Rawlinson for enlightening conversations about net neutrality.
Video and music editing by Giordano.

All acting by Hugo & Giordano. All vox by Hugo

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