Open Internet

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A U.S. House subcommittee is meeting Wednesday to make a final attempt to derail net neutrality ahead of the Federal Communications Commission's vote scheduled for later this week. The Communications and Technology Subcommittee will discuss what they say are "legal, economic and policy uncertainties" of the sweeping reforms the FCC is expected to...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Protesters rally outside of Time Warner Cable Headquarters in New York Monday, February 23. (Photo courtesy of Media Action Grassroots Network)
Rallies sweep country as fight for net neutrality heats up ahead of FCC vote.
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A new law enacted Monday in France will allow the government to shut down...


Some of the world's largest websites and rights groups are planning a coordinated day of action on June 5, the first anniversary of Snowden's revelations, to oppose mass online surveillance. The Reset the Net campaign, launched by Fight for the Future, will feature a splash screen offering tips for direct action, like how to install NSA-resistant encryption tools , to ensure Internet privacy.