The Daily Show Discusses Net Neutrality with Senator Ted Stevens

Remember back in 2006 when the US Senator Ted Stevens described the internet as a “series of tubes” and “not a dump truck”? It created a mountain of controversy and provided comedians with great fodder. Well now I’ve dug out The Daily Show’s pieces on these.The first has Jon Stewart discussing Net Neutrality, playing Ted Stevens’ “series of tubes” comment, playing the good Senator’s comments.The next has Jon Stewart “phoning” the Senator to clarify what the internet is and to find out how emails are sent and received.The last has Jon Stewart interviewing John Hodgman describing Net Neutrality and how data is transferred along this “series of tubes”.For those interested in The Daily Show, check out as they have all of their archives online.

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