Press Releases

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  • Rep. Markey Announces Support for Declaration of Internet Freedom

    October 11, 2012

    WASHINGTON -- On Thursday, Massachusetts Rep. Ed Markey announced his support for the five principles in the Declaration of Internet Freedom, joining congressional colleagues Sen. Ron Wyden, Reps. Anna Eshoo, Darrell Issa and Jared Polis and more than 2,000 organizations and 75,000 individuals from more than 130 countries.

  • Rep. Eshoo Signs Declaration of Internet Freedom

    August 28, 2012

    WASHINGTON -- On Tuesday, California Rep. Anna G. Eshoo joined congressional colleagues Sen. Ron Wyden, Rep. Darrell Issa and Rep. Jared Polis, more than 1,800 groups and organizations and 75,000 individuals from more than 130 countries who have signed the Declaration of Internet Freedom since its launch on July 2. The Declaration has also been translated into more than 70 languages.

  • Declaration of Internet Freedom Goes Global, Translated into 63 Languages

    August 7, 2012

    WASHINGTON — The Declaration of Internet Freedom — a statement of principles endorsed by more than 1,500 organizations — has been translated into more than 63 languages. Global Voices, an international coalition of bloggers, organized a 24-hour “translathon” to encourage international participation in the Declaration project and to highlight how everyone has a stake in the future of the Internet.

  • Declaration of Internet Freedom Gains Momentum

    July 23, 2012

    WASHINGTON -- On Monday, Free Press announced that Oregon Senator Ron Wyden joined more than 1,500 groups and organizations and 50,000 individuals from more than 130 countries who have signed the Declaration of Internet Freedom since its launch on July 2.

    “The events of the last year, at home and abroad, made clear that access to an open Internet is vital to democracy, the advancement of human rights, individual empowerment and social progress,” Sen. Wyden said. “The Declaration of Internet Freedom lays out rights that must be defended.”

  • Rep. Darrell Issa Signs Declaration of Internet Freedom

    July 9, 2012

    WASHINGTON — On Monday, Rep. Darrell Issa announced that he had signed the Declaration of Internet Freedom, a set of principles supported by hundreds of companies, entrepreneurs, scholars and organizations including Access, the ACLU, Amnesty International, Cheezburger, Inc., Credo, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Free Press and Mozilla.

  • Coalition of Internet Advocates Launches 'Declaration of Internet Freedom'

    July 2, 2012

    WASHINGTON — On Monday, Free Press joined more than 100 advocacy groups, human rights organizations, technology companies and Internet luminaries to launch the "Declaration of Internet Freedom," a set of principles providing a positive vision to preserve the Internet as a platform for speech, innovation and creativity.

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