Tag: Open internet
Global rights groups decry Facebook’s actions on Net Neutrality in India
Today, 30 digital rights groups from around the globe released an open letter to Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg decrying Facebook’s recent actions concerning the Free Basics program in India.
The U.N. wants to connect everyone to the internet. That’s not enough.
In a new op-ed published at Slate, David Kaye, the U.N. Special Rapporteur on the freedom of expression, and Brett Solomon, our executive director, argue that in global policy, connecting the developing world to the internet isn’t enough. Respect for human rights must go “hand in glove” with the drive to connection.
Access Cheers FCC Move Toward Strong Net Neutrality Rules
Today U.S. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler confirmed that the agency will move to pass strong Net Neutrality protections later this month.