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.

Releases by this organization

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Founder of Anchorage-based Company CustomMousePad.com Goes Public After Silence From Congressman’s Office on Pledge to Help Restore Net Neutrality
Local entrepreneur Jennie Stewart of CustomMousePad.com has decided to go public about a bombshell promise from Republican Congressman Don Young (AK-0) to sign the Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution discharge petition to help restore net neutrality. The Congressman pledged to sign the CRA...
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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
“Drop the Contract!” Salesforce Customers Call on CEO Marc Benioff to Cut Ties With Border Patrol Following Human Rights Abuses
More than 20 organizations that are Salesforce customers, including Greenpeace, Fight for the Future, Free Press, IfNotNow, Jobs with Justice and OpenMedia, have signed on to an open letter released today calling on CEO Marc Benioff to drop the company’s contract with Customs and Border Patrol (CBP...
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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
First GOP House Member Signs Discharge Petition to Force Vote on CRA to Restore Net Neutrality
Today, Representative Mike Coffman (R-CO) became the first GOP member of the House of Representatives to sign a discharge petition in an attempt to force a vote on the Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution to reverse the FCC’s unpopular repeal of net neutrality. With polls showing that...
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Tuesday, July 03, 2018
100,000+ People Call on Microsoft and Other Tech Companies to Drop Contracts with ICE and Border Patrol
A growing coalition of grassroots advocacy groups are demanding that Microsoft, Salesforce, and other large tech companies drop their contracts with immigration enforcement agencies like ICE and Border Patrol. Amid disturbing reports of widespread human rights abuses, more than 100,000 people have...
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Monday, June 11, 2018
Fight for the Future Statement on Official Date of FCC Net Neutrality Repeal
Today, the FCC’s repeal of net neutrality officially goes into effect, but the battle for the free and open Internet is just beginning. Fight for the Future, the small but fierce digital rights group behind the largest protests in Internet history, issued the following statement, which can be...
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Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Senate Passes Resolution to Restore Net Neutrality in Historic Upset, Amid Massive Public Outcry Over FCC Repeal
Amid massive online protests and unprecedented public engagement including more than 16 million emails, calls, and messages to lawmakers in recent months, the US Senate has passed a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution to block the FCC’s overwhelmingly unpopular repeal of net neutrality. The...
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Friday, May 11, 2018
Fight for the Future Statement on AT&T’s Payments to Michael Cohen
There have been a flurry of news reports this week that AT&T paid $600,000 to President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, Michael Cohen, with the payments stopping in January, 2018 right after Trump’s FCC chairman moved to repeal net neutrality, something AT&T had lobbied fiercely for...
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Wednesday, May 09, 2018
Reddit, Tinder, Tumblr, Etsy, Pornhub, OK Cupid, GitHub, Match.com, TripAdvisor, Wikimedia, and Tons of Others are Joining Net Neutrality Activists to Rally Internet Users to Contact Lawmakers Ahead of Senate Vote
The Internet is on Red Alert starting today, as the Senate heads toward a crucial vote to overrule the FCC’s overwhelmingly unpopular repeal of net neutrality. Many of the most popular web services, as well as a broad coalition of small businesses and public interest groups, are already...
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Thursday, May 03, 2018
Reddit, Mozilla,Tumblr, Etsy, Vimeo, and Foursquare Among Early Participants in Red Alert for Net Neutrality Push Starting May 9th
Momentum is growing for a massive online protest as Internet activists, major web companies, online forums, and small businesses are preparing to “go red” as part of a Red Alert for Net Neutrality campaign to drive constituent calls and emails to lawmakers ahead of an imminent Senate vote to...
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Monday, April 09, 2018
Small Businesses Plan Massive Push for Net Neutrality Ahead of Senate CRA Vote
Thousands of small businesses, ranging from construction companies to tech startups are planning to deliver an open letter to Congress on Wednesday, May 2nd calling on lawmakers to support the Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution to block the FCC’s repeal of net neutrality. Small business...
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