Open Internet

Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Jessica Rosenworcel has been appointed acting chair of the FCC by President Joe Biden. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
"She knows the FCC from the bottom up and she understands how to make good things happen there," said one former Commissioner.
Kenny Stancil, staff writer
"When a big bill like this comes together, your job as a lawmaker is to try to get as many of your legislative and funding priorities into the text as possible," said Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.). (Photo: Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images)
"These types of decisions should never be made in closed-door negotiations...
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) headquarters in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Rob Pegoraro/Flickr cc)
Former telecom lawyer Nathan Simington, a Republican, was tapped by the...

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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.