For many, the best way to deal with a traumatic event is to turn to humour. When the FCC voted recently to repeal rules and regulations that protect net neutrality, the internet responded with furious outrage in the way it knows best, hilariously biting memes and tweets.

While some reactions (particularly those directed at villain of the piece, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai) get dangerously close to crossing the line between humour and outright abuse, most have been as creative, sarcastic and ingeniously funny as we have come to expect from the hive mind of the internet. While we can continue to have fun with this for some time to come, it's important to note that the issue is far from settled. While the FCC claims to act in the interest of the public, these kind of protests flooding in from all angles expose this as a falsehood. The protests do have an effect, as there are people working behind the scenes to protect our rights and by making our voices heard we give them valuable tools to work with!

We here at Bored Panda have compiled a list of the best reactions so far to the controversial vote. Scroll down below to check them out, and let us know what you think in the comments. If you are in the U.S. and want to aid the cause for net neutrality you can text 'Resist' to 50409 or 'Battle' 384387. You can also call the FCC directly on 1-888-225-5322. Don't forget to do your research to understand the issue and be aware of your rights!

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NCommentarys Report

Community Member
2 years ago

please come back :'(

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Sqwizzix Report

Kerri Russ
Community Member
2 years ago

This needs to be higher... it's perfect.

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TimFederle Report

eleven's eggos
Community Member
2 years ago

Preach

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#4

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finah Report

Daniel Sipes
Community Member
2 years ago

My gosh! He's right!

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#5

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supershayne Report

Smerv
Community Member
2 years ago

so sad, so true

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#6

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Gatiivs Report

tatty!
Community Member
2 years ago

This is why we are all in this stuff together !!

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xperfectxbooms Report

Community Member
2 years ago

That sounds kinda true :/

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#8

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Kendalsnowflake Report

Maike
Community Member
2 years ago

Donald Trump, Martin Shkreli, Ajit Pabi... Something is going very, very, very wrong USA. Do you need help?

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#9

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selexoxo Report

Daniel Sipes
Community Member
2 years ago

I would actually miss Blockbuster in a nostalgic 90s-2000s way.

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#10

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dankster848164 Report

SJ_Panda_love
Community Member
2 years ago

He looks too much of an asshole, no doubt he acts like one!

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bulletv1 Report

FABULOUS1
Community Member
2 years ago

Asshole

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#12

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ProudResister Report

Smerv
Community Member
2 years ago

THIS

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#13

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Kimberly Robinson
Community Member
2 years ago

It's not even funny because it's so true.

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#14

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DoMaNaded Report

Dropbearboy
Community Member
2 years ago

13 zettabytes? Hold my beer.

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Anon-N3rd Report

SJ_Panda_love
Community Member
2 years ago

I literally want to beat the shit out of this guy! Asshole!

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BerlunoJupiter Report

Oscar
Community Member
2 years ago

Yes

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#17

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KadusF*CK Report

Moe
Community Member
2 years ago

I️ just looked at this for 3 minutes waiting for it to load and then out loud said oohhh that clever

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#18

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Know Your Meme Report

Pi...
Community Member
2 years ago

The smile needs to be creepier

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#19

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Hagenmackenzie Report

Oscar
Community Member
2 years ago

Lol

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Harry1T6 Report

SJ_Panda_love
Community Member
2 years ago

8 year old said that??? I don't even know what this means and I work in web world in IT industry!

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duggansaid Report

Caitlyn McCracken
Community Member
2 years ago

Okay but who didn't love this game!

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#22

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Know Your Meme Report

Community Member
2 years ago

This is the best :D

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#23

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Jenn
Community Member
2 years ago

can we ctrl + alt + del????????????????????

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#24

Fcc Just Killed Net Neutrality, And Here's 30+ Of The Best Responses

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Giulia Betke
Community Member
2 years ago

what happened in 2016?

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#25

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PyroarRanger
Community Member
2 years ago

Who's gonna tell him?

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Imgur Report

Community Member
2 years ago

At last someone pixelated that asshole im going blind

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Smoofy
Community Member
2 years ago

Oh god... I didn't even think about that....

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#28

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James A. Smith Jr.
Community Member
2 years ago

The after photo: After SJ_Panda_love gets done with him.

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Daniel Sipes
Community Member
2 years ago

Good luck my dude. I'm sure basic computer science is working in your favor.

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altonwang Report

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Mikleo
Community Member
2 years ago

Tell that to people who can't afford using the internet.

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#32

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BoopityBooptiyBooper
Community Member
2 years ago

probably... most likely

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#Dorks Rule!
Community Member
2 years ago

This post is pretty sad

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cloutboyjojo Report

James A. Smith Jr.
Community Member
2 years ago

We will have to send letters the old fashioned way. Without spellcheck

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#35

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MattOswaltVA Report

Alex K
Community Member
2 years ago

T H I S

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#36

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DankMeemLord32 Report

PyroarRanger
Community Member
2 years ago

True

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#37

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Thegreatcountryofverden
Community Member
2 years ago

The first company's name sums up the FCC.

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#38

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Caitlyn McCracken
Community Member
2 years ago

Snake!

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#39

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makki
Community Member
2 years ago

Omg harambe!! That's just sad ;-;

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#40

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Alex Newell
Community Member
2 years ago

THIS IS REAL https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/15/business/ajit-pai-video.html

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Alex Newell
Community Member
2 years ago

Hey, Jacksfilms!

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#42

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sahluwal Report

Wendy J Shores
Community Member
2 years ago

I'lll join you if they start charging for Facebook... Wonder if this will change Mark Zuckerbergs pledge to never EVER charge for Facebook... never say never. Sigh.

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Sarah Figini
Community Member
2 years ago

all look like complete sociopaths

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#44

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Daniel Sipes
Community Member
2 years ago

So painfully true that it hurts my soul.

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GermanShepherdAMA Report

Thegreatcountryofverden
Community Member
2 years ago

Is the next one going to be that organization that treats Autism like a disease?

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WaLe
Community Member
2 years ago

Ahahahah I fear those teeth will be featured in my nightmares xD

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Alina Schultz
Community Member
2 years ago

mr hanky the christmas poo kills net neutrality.

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LunasTeam
Community Member
2 years ago

as a Canadian with a proper internet I am offended... brb getting my feelings checked by a doctor... for free..

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WaLe
Community Member
2 years ago

Yeeeah...except that he will NEVER become a Real Boy

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Totally a Dragon
Community Member
2 years ago

I wish

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Markus McCloud
Community Member
2 years ago

If that was the case, I would climb into the machine and knock out every single tooth the old-fashioned way!

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Echo
Community Member
2 years ago

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This one is dumb. Just stupid not exactly why I feel like that.

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Totally a Dragon
Community Member
2 years ago

Nobody touches this...

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Echo
Community Member
2 years ago

Doctor says, "So explain this to me again. How did you get crabs?"