Net Neutrality Day, today July 12

On July 12, 2017, thousands of us are protesting to defend Internet freedom.

Cable companies are famous for high prices and poor service. Several rank as the most hated companies in America. Now, they’re lobbying the FCC and Congress to end net neutrality. Why?

It’s simple: if they win the power to slow sites down, they can bully any site into paying millions to escape the “slow lane.”

This would amount to a tax on every sector of the American economy. Every site would cost more, since they’d all have to pay big cable.

Worse, it would extinguish the startups and independent voices who can’t afford to pay. If we lose net neutrality, the Internet will never be the same.

What is net neutrality?

Net neutrality is the principle that Internet providers like Comcast & Verizon should not control what we see and do online.

In 2015, startups, Internet freedom groups, and 3.7 million commenters won strong net neutrality rules from the US Federal Communication Commission (FCC). The rules prohibit Internet providers from blocking, throttling, and paid prioritization—”fast lanes” for sites that pay, and slow lanes for everyone else.

Don’t let that happen. Support Net Neutrality and freedom of speech.

Join the protest and make your voice heard today! Visit www.battleforthenet.com to contact the FCC, learn more information and get involved!

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