Corynne McSherry

Corynne McSherry is Intellectual Property Director at EFF, specializing in intellectual property and free speech issues.

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Sunday, December 17, 2017
Team Internet Is Far From Done: What’s Next For Net Neutrality and How You Can Help
Defying the facts, the law, and the will of millions of Americans , the Federal Communications Commission has voted to repeal net neutrality protections . It’s difficult to understate how radical the FCC’s decision was. The Internet has operated under formal and informal net neutrality principles...
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Friday, May 19, 2017
Dear FCC: We See Through Your Plan to Roll Back Real Net Neutrality
Pretty much everyone says they are in favor of net neutrality–the idea that service providers shouldn’t engage in data discrimination, but should instead remain neutral in how they treat the content that flows over their networks. But actions speak louder than words, and today’s action by the FCC...
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Monday, December 29, 2014
'Fair Use Is Working!': 2014 in Review
Back in January, Congress held a hearing on the state of fair use, as part of a year-long review of all things copyright that, in 2015, may lead to real legislative proposals. Among the witnesses was Professor Peter Jaszi, who had good news for the Committee: “[F]air use is working!” Meaning that,...
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Monday, November 10, 2014
The White House Gets It Right On Net Neutrality. Will the FCC?
Over the past year, millions of Internet users have spoken out in defense of the open Internet. Today, we know the White House heard us. In a statement issued this morning, President Barack Obama has called on the Federal Communications Commission to develop new “net neutrality” rules and, equally...
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Tuesday, November 04, 2014
No Compromise: FCC Should Reject Risky, Confusing “Hybrid” Net Neutrality
Back in May the Federal Communications Commission proposed flawed “net neutrality” rules that would effectively bless the creation of Internet “slow lanes.” After months of netroots protests the FCC is now reportedly considering a new “hybrid” proposal . EFF is deeply concerned, however, that this...
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Sunday, June 22, 2014
Neutrality Begins At Home: What U.S. Mayors Can Do Right Now to Support a Neutral Internet
This weekend at the U.S. Conference of Mayors annual meeting in Dallas, some mayors will take a strong stand in support of net neutrality. According to an op-ed by Mayors Ed Lee of San Francisco and Ed Murray of Seattle, the city leaders are unveiling a resolution calling on the FCC to preserve an...
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