The spinning wheel of death could become an all-too familiar sight if FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler ignores the major opposition to his plan to allow discrimination online. That’s why we helped launch the Internet Slowdown: to show what a world without Net Neutrality could look like.
Our friends at the Sunlight Foundation are some of the best data detectives around. And when they analyzed the record-breaking number of comments on FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler’s Internet rules, they found that less than 1 percent oppose Net Neutrality.
The partisan bickering on Capitol Hill can turn the most wide-eyed idealist into a disillusioned crank. But progress is possible even in this era of legislative gridlock. That’s why Free Press Action Fund members meet with their elected officials: to effect change.