WASHINGTON — Demand Progress, Fight for the Future and Free Press Action Fund, which have organized many of the largest online protests in history, have announced Operation #OneMoreVote, an internet-wide day of action on Feb. 27.
WASHINGTON — In a full-page ad placed in major U.S. newspapers on Wednesday, AT&T called on Congress to pass an “Internet Bill of Rights” that would apply to phone and cable companies as well as technology platforms.
The Senate voted to move forward with legislation to renew Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, which authorizes an extensive program of government spying on people in the United States without a warrant.
WASHINGTON — On Tuesday, Rep. Mike Doyle (D–Pennsylvania) announced that 80 fellow House members have joined him in co-sponsoring legislation to reject the FCC’s Dec. 14 decision to eliminate Net Neutrality.
WASHINGTON — On Tuesday, Free Press filed a petition for review of the FCC’s unpopular Dec. 14 order that repealed the agency’s Net Neutrality rules and reversed the Title II “telecommunications services” classification of broadband-internet access.
WASHINGTON — On Thursday, the House rejected legislation that would have put in place robust privacy protections for people in the United States and Americans abroad, and instead voted to renew a program allowing the government to spy on them without a warrant.
TRENTON — On Tuesday, New Jersey Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg and Assembly Majority Leader Louis Greenwald announced plans to introduce a new version of the “Civic Info Bill” in the 2018 session.