lack of funding transparency for advocacy groups and think tanks, which critics say subverts the political process.
Wouldn't "critics say" that about a discussion of any other idea as well?
I also seem to recall, that the Slashdot crowd generally supports anonymous speech — indeed, the consensus is, we have a right to remain anonymous, while speaking...
Why wouldn't that same right extend to people talking (and spending money, which is the same thing) in opposition to "net neutrality"? Why must they be unmasked (and shamed) with prejudice, while those talking on other matters enjoy all the anonymity they care to maintain?