Surprise, surprise, the Net is under attack by large companies which want to have the power to decide what you can access while surfing.
Congress is pushing a law that would abandon the Internet's First Amendment -- a principle called Network Neutrality that prevents companies like AT&T, Verizon and Comcast from deciding which Web sites work best for you -- based on what site pays them the most. If the public doesn't speak up now, our elected officials will cave to a multi-million dollar lobbying campaign.
Homeland Security Chief Says the Web is Dangerous:
According to Wired, Chertoff is telling the Bushies that the Web allows people to 'learn' to be dissatisfied with the American Way, and then learn how to be terrorists. A perfect example of the blinkered conservative worldview that it's better to shelter people from truths that are not pleasant. And frightening in a guy who has as much power and influence as Chertoff.
Thankfully, there are Americans fighting back to preserve free speech.
Please sign this petition to save our Internet. It will take two minutes of your time.
How are the senators in your state lined up on the Internet freedom issue?
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