Monday, April 24, 2006

The Players in the Fight for Internet Freedom

Hate to sound hysterical, but if we lose this fight we may well lose our Democratic Republic.

The Internet is the only tool ordinary Americans have to get their thoughts out; maybe, even to be heard.

It is obvious that the powers that be don't like the idea, but that is to be expected. The Internet is the most Democratic thing to come along in a very long time.

Daily Kos: The Players in the Fight for Internet Freedom:

"All this week, I'm going to be blogging about the fight for internet freedom taking place in the House and Senate. The details are covered in this excellent 2 minute video clip. If you want more detail, Art Brodsky explains on TPMCafe how the telco cartel is going to actually turn the internet from a public commons to a gated community.

Basically, you've got two groups working to stop the sellout of the internet to private interests, and three working against it. Here they are:"

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