Tell the FCC: Preserve Net Neutrality!
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Have you ever received a notice like this?
Sorry your requested website is loading slowly—Sony Music Entertainment has purchased today’s hi-speed Comcast bandwidth and it seems you are not within their target demographic. To remedy this, please select a Miley Cyrus video to watch or try loading your New York Times article again tomorrow.
Well time is running out—if we don’t act now, we may start seeing this all the time.
That’s because a federal appeals court just struck down the FCC’s rules that until now have prevented Internet providers from blocking or slowing down some website content and speeding up other content.
In this unregulated environment, the Internet may quickly be sold to the highest bidder, chilling the free speech we now enjoy online.
The good news is that the court’s ruling left the door open for the FCC to fix all of this by reclassifying broadband Internet access as a telecommunications service.
Last month, we marched down to the FCC office with our friends at Free Press, Demand Progress, and dozens of other organizations to deliver more than 1 million petitions calling on the FCC to keep the Internet free from the heavy hand of profits and corporate objectives.
As a result, the FCC just took a major step toward new rules that would keep the Internet neutral. But, we need to make sure that they follow through.
We need to speak louder than corporate interests in this fight to preserve the democratic nature of the Internet itself. Sign the petition now calling on the FCC to do its job and preserve the openness of the Internet.
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