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Welcome to the Free Press blog! We post several times a week on everything from Internet access to free speech to media mergers, so check back often to see what we’re up to.

  • Team Internet: People Power in the Fight For Net Neutrality

    September 25, 2017
    We’re seeing an unprecedented level of political engagement in this cultural moment. In the two months since the Internet-Wide Day of Action to Save Net Neutrality, those efforts have crystallized into a decentralized grassroots movement to defend a free and open internet.
  • Five Top Threats to Your Rights to Connect and Communicate in the Trump Era

    September 18, 2017
    The Trump administration, the FCC, Congress and greedy companies are attacking people’s rights to connect and communicate so relentlessly that staying on top of everything that’s happening can feel like an impossible task. Check out this list of five of the biggest threats.
  • Free Press to FCC Chairman Aji Pai: Title II Net Neutrality Is Working

    September 12, 2017
    To save the open internet, we must continue to make sure our voices are heard at the FCC, in Congress and on the streets. And that's exactly what Free Press intends to do.
  • Free Press Supporters Are Fueling the Fight

    August 22, 2017
    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.
  • Reflecting on Charlottesville -- and the Fight Ahead

    August 15, 2017
    We all have a role to play in dismantling White supremacy and this weekend’s events are a call to action.
  • This Guy Thinks CEOs Should Control the Internet

    August 4, 2017
    Rep. Greg Walden (R–Oregon) thinks the CEOs of the largest phone, cable and internet companies should call all the shots when it comes to Net Neutrality. Reps. Pallone and Doyle have a better idea.
  • A Record-Breaking Day of Action as Millions Join Fight for Net Neutrality

    July 13, 2017
    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.
  • Fight to Save the Internet This Wednesday

    July 11, 2017
    The Trump FCC — like the rest of this administration — is doing everything in its power to serve corporations and harm the rest of us. But this Wednesday the internet is fighting back.
  • Color of Surveillance Conference Highlights Monitoring of Immigrant Communities

    June 26, 2017
    Although unchecked government surveillance remains a popular topic in the post-Snowden era, the surveillance debate far too often overlooks how these programs have always disproportionately affected communities of color.
  • Don't Let Trump Silence Communities of Color

    June 22, 2017
    Thanks to the open internet, a new generation of activists fighting for civil rights and equality has been able to make their voices heard. Now the Trump administration is trying to turn back the clock by undoing the Net Neutrality rules.

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