Save The Internet! with Popular Resistance

Audio of Kevin Zeese (popularresistance.org) remarks on FCC chief Wheeler’s announcement supporting net neutrality.

Montgomery County Civil Rights Coalition

Advance elements of the banner-holding, demonstrating wing of the “Save The Internet” movement met tonight at Marx Cafe for beers, music,  along with an update about recent welcome ‘net neutrality’ news (and a look ahead to the next few weeks) from PopularResistance.org‘s Kevin Zeese.

The big news, of course, was FCC chair Tom Wheeler’s announcement yesterday:

…I am proposing that the FCC use its Title II authority to implement and enforce open internet protections.

Using this authority, I am submitting to my colleagues the strongest open internet protections ever proposed by the FCC. These enforceable, bright-line rules will ban paid prioritization, and the blocking and throttling of lawful content and services.

…including mobile broadband. In his blog post today (Major Historic Victory For Internet Freedom: The Fight Continues) recalling months of direct action activism, Zeese called the decision a “victory of people power over corporate power, indeed…

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One Response to Save The Internet! with Popular Resistance

  1. sallijane says:

    Congratulations to all the activists who pressed hard for this! We may have to keep fighting to ensure Congress does not try to reverse it, but CELEBRATE this victory for equal access!

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