This Saturday's community forum will bring together local residents, media makers, activists, artists and others to sit down with reporters and discuss the stories they think the city needs to move from talk to action.
With the open internet under attack, thousands of Free Press members donated to our $100K in 100 Days campaign to save Net Neutrality. Thanks to their generosity, we exceeded our goal and are continuing to work around the clock to stop the Trump FCC from handing control of the internet over to companies like Comcast and Verizon.
The Internet-Wide Day of Action to Save Net Neutrality was a mammoth deal. And one thing is clear: No one — except the big broadband providers and their assorted lobbyists and trade groups — likes the Trump FCC’s plan to destroy the internet.
We're still picking ourselves off the floor from all the laughing we did when AT&T issued a press release this afternoon announcing that it was joining the "Day of Action for preserving and advancing the open internet."
The movement to protect free expression online is strong — for proof look at the millions of people fighting to save Net Neutrality. But there's an important problem that many free-expression advocates aren't aware of because it usually lurks just beneath the sleek interfaces of our devices and software: DRM, or digital restrictions management.