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Net Neutrality Fight 'Not Over': Groups Launch Internet-Wide Campaign Pushing Congress to Overrule FCC Vote

"The internet has given ordinary people more power than ever before. We're going to fight tooth and nail to make sure no one takes that power away."

Jake Johnson ·


Warning Against Abdication of Duty, Senators Demand FCC Abandon Net Neutrality Vote

Ajit Pai's plan would leave the U.S. with a "gaping consumer protection void," say 39 senators

Julia Conley ·


Massive 'Break the Internet' Revolt This Week to 'Save Net Neutrality'

Major websites and social media platforms are teaming up for an "epic" online demonstration to show what the web would look like without net neutrality

Jake Johnson ·


Study Shows Corporate Cable Networks Largely Ignoring FCC Plan to Kill Net Neutrality

NBC, ABC, and CBS have devoted just over two minutes combined to net neutrality since FCC chair Pai unveiled his plan to scrap the rules

Jake Johnson ·


Paradise Papers, Says Sanders, Expose 'Rapid Movement Toward International Oligarchy'

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) says the trove of documents "shows how these billionaires and multinational corporations get richer by hiding their wealth and profits and avoid paying their fair share of taxes"

Jessica Corbett ·


House Dems Voice 'Grave and Urgent Concerns' Over Chilean Plebiscite Misinformation

"Technology corporations like yours have an obligation to ensure that their platforms do not serve to disseminate hate, lies, and disinformation," U.S. lawmakers told social media giants.

Brett Wilkins ·


Passing 'Kids Code,' California Paves Way for Safer Digital World for US Children

"Children deserve to be protected wherever they are in the world, whether that's offline or online."

Julia Conley ·


'Big Win': Google Search and Maps Will Now Say If Clinics Provide Abortions

The update is "a big deal for users who've been misled by pregnancy crisis centers masquerading as abortion providers," said Alphabet Workers Union. "But not enough—Google must *remove* these misleading results."

Jessica Corbett ·


Google Workers Push Tech Giant to Stop Funding Lawmakers Destroying Abortion Rights

According to a recent analysis, Google has given more than half a million dollars to right-wing anti-abortion political groups since 2016.

Brett Wilkins ·


Facebook 'Appallingly Failed' to Detect Election Misinformation in Brazil, Says Democracy Watchdog

"The disinformation that Facebook allows on its platform feeds into the 'stop the steal' narrative in Brazil—a growing tactic intended to set the stage for contesting the election."

Julia Conley ·

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