Fight for the Future

Fight for the Future is dedicated to protecting and expanding the Internet's transformative power in our lives by creating civic campaigns that are engaging for millions of people.

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Net Neutrality Activists Launch Updated Congressional Scoreboard and Set March 15th Deadline for Lawmakers to Cosponsor the Save the Internet Act
Today, activists behind BattleForTheNet.com launched an updated Congressional “ scoreboard ” showing where every member of Congress stands on the Save The Internet Act to overturn the FCC’s repeal of basic open Internet protections. The announcement comes as Communications and Technology...
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Monday, March 11, 2019
Breaking: Net Neutrality Activists Are Crowdfunding a Billboard to Call Out Senator Kyrsten Sinema
Digital rights group Fight for the Future has launched a crowdfunding campaign to put up a billboard in Phoenix targeting Senator Kyrsten Sinema, the only Democratic member of the US Senate who has not cosponsored the Save the Internet Act––common sense legislation that would reverse the FCC’s...
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Wednesday, March 06, 2019
Congress Introduces ‘Save the Internet Act’ to Overturn Ajit Pai’s Disastrous Net Neutrality Repeal and Help Keep the Internet
Fight for the Future applauds today’s announcement as a major milestone in the fight to reinstate strong open Internet protections Today, net neutrality supporters in both the House and Senate have introduced the “Save the Internet Act” to overturn the FCC’s unpopular net neutrality repeal, and...
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Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Human Rights Organizers Encourage Employees to Blow the Whistle on Unethical Tech
Today, Fight for the Future launched a website and video ad campaign that directly calls on employees of big tech companies to blow the whistle on unethical uses of technology. This campaign comes as a response to the increasing number of tech employees organizing and calling out their companies...
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Thursday, February 14, 2019
Fight for the Future Slams Bipartisan Spending Bill, Which Funds Invasive Surveillance Technology
Late last night, a Congressional Conference Committee released its budget for the Department of Homeland Security, as part of a deal to avert another government shutdown. Evan Greer, deputy director of digital rights group Fight for the Future, had this to say about the deal: “It’s sickening to see...
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Thursday, February 07, 2019
Internet Users Won’t be Fooled by Fake Net Neutrality Legislation Pushed by Telecom Shills in Congress
Today the House Energy and Commerce Committee held its first hearing of the year on the subject of net neutrality. As was rumored, some lawmakers on the committee who backed Ajit Pai’s repeal––and who have received enormous campaign contributions from big telecom––are pushing for deceptive...
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Tuesday, February 05, 2019
Civil Liberties and Immigration Groups Call on Congress to Refuse Funding for Border Surveillance “Smart Wall”
At 11am EST, 26 civil liberties and immigration organizations released an open letter to Congress calling on negotiators not to provide additional funding for border surveillance technologies as part of the “grand compromise” deal around border security. The letter specifies which technologies we...
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Thursday, January 31, 2019
Web Activists Keep Hope for Net Neutrality Alive as Open Internet Defenders Take the FCC to Court
Tomorrow, net neutrality will get it’s day in court. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit will hear oral arguments in the legal challenge to Ajit Pai’s reckless and resoundingly unpopular repeal of open Internet protections, brought by a coalition of startups, states, and...
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Thursday, January 24, 2019
20,000+ People Demand Federal Investigation into the sale of Users’ Real-Time Location Data by Cell Phone Providers
Privacy advocates are calling on Congress to ensure the FCC leads a full investigation, and expect stiff penalties or new legislation to end this dangerous practice once and for all. Since the release of a bombshell Motherboard report detailing how cell phone companies sell access to users’ real...
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Wednesday, January 02, 2019
Fight for Net Neutrality Continues as Congress Exposes Its Own Corruption
As the new Congress is sworn in, the clock has run out for sitting lawmakers to sign on to the Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution to reverse the FCC’s resoundingly unpopular repeal of net neutrality. But the fight to restore the free and open Internet is far from over. You can see which...
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