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Save the Internet – MoveOn’s Petition April 27, 2006 7:22 amPosted by Doug McCaughan in : Politics, Touchy Subjects, United States
Everyone should have heard about the Save The Internet movement and the proposed law that has all technologists in fear.
Congress is now pushing a law that would end the free and open Internet as we know it. Internet providers like AT&T and Verizon are lobbying Congress hard to gut Network Neutrality, the Internet’s First Amendment. Net Neutrality prevents AT&T from choosing which websites open most easily for you based on which site pays AT&T more. So Amazon doesn’t have to outbid Barnes & Noble for the right to work more properly on your computer.
Many members of Congress take campaign contributions from these companies, and they don’t think the public are paying attention to this issue. Let’s show them we care – please sign this petition today.
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FreePress.net also has a petition.
I’d like to emphasize that these petitions are great but nothing communicates to a politican as much as a handwritten letter, email, fax or phone call directly from you! Contact your representative today!trackback