On Monday a North Dakota judge refused to authorize the charges against Democracy Now! host Amy Goodman for her reporting on the protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline. But others covering the demonstrations are still facing charges.
Without high-speed internet access you’re cut off from all kinds of opportunities.
And that’s exactly why debate moderator Lester Holt needs to ask Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump how they would help get everyone in America online at affordable prices.
The images are shocking: security guards, armed with dogs and pepper spray, attacking peaceful Native Americans marching against the Dakota Access Pipeline. The footage from Democracy Now! is a brutal reminder that those in power will do anything to stop people from standing against injustice.
Internet service providers have a nearly unencumbered view of what people do online. They can track the websites we visit, the messages we send, even our physical location if we’re using mobile devices.