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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Friday, September 21, 2018
Protests Planned for Dreamforce Conference
Organizations including Fight for the Future, Color of Change, Demand Progress, Defending Rights and Dissent, Mijente, Presente.org, RAICES, and Sum of Us have all launched petitions totaling in more than 300,000 people asking Salesforce co-CEOs Marc Benioff and Keith Block to cancel their contract...
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Friday, August 24, 2018
Net Neutrality Activists Prepare Billboards Targeting California Legislators Who Are Rumored to Be Planning to Ambush SB 822
Net neutrality advocates are preparing crowdfunded billboards to target three California Assemblymembers who are rumored to be among the few Democrats considering helping ISPs like AT&T and Comcast sink the net neutrality bill SB 822 by introducing hostile floor amendments on Friday. See a...
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Thursday, August 23, 2018
California Net Neutrality Passes Crucial Committee Vote. Heads Next to Assembly Floor
California net neutrality bill SB 822––widely regarded as the best state level net neutrality bill in the country––just passed a crucial vote in front of the same committee where it was unceremoniously gutted last month. In early June, at the behest of ISP lobbyists, the Communications and...
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Wednesday, August 22, 2018
California Net Neutrality Bill Faces Crucial Vote Today at Same Committee That Gutted it Last Time
This afternoon, at 1:30pm PST , California net neutrality bill SB 822––widely regarded as the best state level net neutrality bill in the country––faces a crucial vote in front of the same committee where it was unceremoniously gutted last month. In early June, at the behest of ISP lobbyists, the...
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Monday, August 20, 2018
Internet Activists Turn Up the Heat on Salesforce over Border Patrol Contract
Today, Fight for the Future l aunched a website that targets Salesforce and the tech company’s contract with Customs and Border Protection (CBP). The digital rights group is crowdfunding to run prominent advertisements on commuter buses in San Francisco in the immediate vicinity of Salesforce...
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Thursday, August 16, 2018
Fight for the Future Statement on FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s Senate committee Testimony in Response to the Agency’s Fake DDoS Attack
This morning FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and his fellow Commissioners appeared before the Senate Oversight Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on the heels of revelations that the FCC lied to Congress about a supposed “ cyber attack ,” which was alleged to have happened just as millions of...
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Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Ajit Pai’s FCC Lied to Congress About Net Neutrality. They Should Act Now to Reverse the Repeal
Today, members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee sent a letter to Ajit Pai demanding answers about the phony “cyber attack” the FCC repeatedly used to downplay the overwhelming opposition to the agency’s repeal of net neutrality. Fight for the Future, the digital rights group that first...
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Tuesday, August 14, 2018
THURSDAY: Small Business Owners Hold Telephone Press Conference as Congressional Resolution to Restore Net Neutrality Gains Momentum in House
Thousands of small businesses from all 50 states are calling on lawmakers to sign discharge petition as part of online day of action this week WHAT: Signers of the BusinessesForNetNeutrality.com open letter will hold a telepresser showcasing business owners from key districts across the country who...
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Thursday, August 09, 2018
New Scorecard, Crowdfunded Billboards, Will Ensure California Legislators Can’t Hide From Revived Net Neutrality Bill SB 822
On Wednesday , Sen. Scott Wiener unveiled the newest version of SB 822, the strongest state-level net neutrality bill in the country. Once gutted beyond recognition, SB 822 was brought back to life in early July after massive public pressure from the diverse coalition supporting restoring these...
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Wednesday, August 01, 2018
Mass Censorship Is Not the Answer. Fight for the Future Condemns Facebook Removal of Legitimate Protest Page
Facebook announced with much fanfare yesterday that the company had scrubbed 32 pages and accounts that they suspected “were involved in coordinated inauthentic behavior.” But as it turns out , an event sponsored by one of the pages they deleted was for a perfectly legitimate and permitted protest...
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