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Citizen Pressure Can Keep the Internet Open

Both government and major media corporations are continually trying to undermine the freedom of the Internet.

Companies including AT&T, Verizon, Comcast, and Google are trying to get rid of net neutrality and set up a tiered system of content delivery so that websites that pay more load more quickly.

This would destroy the Internet as we know it and have disastrous effects, including:

  • privilege to those who pay more
  • less user control
  • discrimination
  • further consolidation

SaveTheInternet.comThe Cyber Security Act also threatens to authorize Chinese-style censorship of Internet sites and content.

What can you do to stop this from happening?

Join the “Save the Internet” Coalition. This cross-coalition movement has grown to include more than 850 organizations, 1.6 million people, and 6,000 bloggers. Their website constantly features important actions – you can join the coalition and receive the latest news, sign petitions, and get involved.

Take Action with the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). EFF is a member supported organization that fights for personal privacy, digital rights, and opposes NSA spy programs. Check out their “Action Center” to get involved.