Let’s say you’re Tom Wheeler. If 3.7 million comments aren’t enough to convince you that the only way to protect Net Neutrality is reclassification, maybe seeing a giant billboard mounted on a truck that’s parked directly across the street from your headquarters will.
Today’s the final day to comment on FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler’s plan to create a two-tiered Internet — and at lunchtime I gathered with a crowd of 100 activists outside Comcast’s headquarters in Philadelphia.
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.