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With Open Internet Under Assault, 2020 Democrats Urged to Sign Pledge to Reject Telecom Cash and Restore Net Neutrality

"If net neutrality is not restored, the public will lose the ability to access sites, run small businesses, and tell the stories too often ignored by the mainstream media."

Jake Johnson ·


Leaked Draft of Trump Executive Order to 'Censor the Internet' Denounced as Dangerous, Unconstitutional Edict

"In practice, this executive order would mean that whichever political party is in power could dictate what speech is allowed on the Internet."

Jon Queally ·


'This Is a Bombshell': Facial Recognition Data Collected by US Customs Agency Hacked

"Even if you 100% trust the US government with your biometric information (which you shouldn't) this is a reminder that once your face is scanned and stored in a database, it's easily shared across government agencies, stolen by hackers, other governments, etc."

Jon Queally ·


'No Excuses': Net Neutrality Scoreboard Calls Out Hundreds of Lawmakers Still Not Committed to Saving the Internet

"If you choose to put the telecom giants ahead of your constituents, we will make sure that every single one of your constituents knows you sold them out for cable money."

Jake Johnson ·


To Save Independent Journalism, 'Ambitious' Proposal Urges Tax on Tech Giants That Helped Destroy News Industry

"Think of it like a carbon tax... The United States should impose a similar mechanism on targeted advertising to counteract how the platforms undermine journalism and amplify content that's polluting our civic discourse."

Jessica Corbett ·


'Operation Divide the Left': Analysis Shows 2020 Online Disinformation Campaign Already Well Underway

"It looks like the 2020 presidential primary is going to be the next battleground to divide and confuse Americans."

Jessica Corbett ·


With 'Nothing Less Than Fate of the Internet' at Stake, Federal Court Told Why FCC's Attack on Net Neutrality So Dangerous

"Without protecting net neutrality," broadband providers "will control the internet experiences of everyone. And that cannot be what happens."

Andrea Germanos ·


'Pressure Reaching Boiling Point' as Congress Has Just 24 Hours to Save Net Neutrality

Lawmakers have to decide whether "they want to go down in history as the corrupt politicians who rubber stamped the repeal of net neutrality."

Jessica Corbett ·


'Zuckerberg Must Resign Now': Outrage After Report Shows Facebook Let Corporate Partners Read Users' Private Messages

"An incredibly damning indictment of Facebook, every single paragraph," one critic said of the bombshell New York Times report

Jake Johnson ·


With Friday Deadline, These 16 House Democrats About to Go Down in History for Helping GOP Kill Internet as We Know It

"Any rep who doesn't sign is making it clear that they don't really support net neutrality, and would rather take money from big telecom companies than side with the overwhelming majority of voters from across the political spectrum."

Jake Johnson ·

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