Forget April in Paris — that’s nothing compared to April in Denver.
Paris may have its baguettes and blooming chestnut trees — but Denver has the National Conference for Media Reform. And you need to be there.
We’re running a marathon for the next two days, but this is not your normal 26.2 mile race. This marathon involves hauling at least 50,000 petitions to the Federal Communications Commission in support of real Net Neutrality every hour, on the hour until we’ve delivered all 2 million signatures.
Minnesotans – and folks in all surrounding states – listen up! If there’s one reason to break from your summer vacation, leave work early, or just step out of your daily routine, this would be it: your chance to tell the Federal Communications Commission in person that you want Net Neutrality and free speech online.
FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn is an open Internet champion.
She understands the importance of a neutral Net for consumers, for businesses and for innovation, and she didn’t hold back from expressing her support for reclassifying broadband during a speech at the Free Press Summit on Tuesday.
These days, if a business doesn’t have a Web presence, it might as well bag its brilliant ideas and close its doors. That’s why nearly 100 small business owners have signed a letter to the FCC urging the agency to adopt a strong Net Neutrality rule to safeguard the open Internet.
How did I develop my worldview? What prompted me to become an activist for social change? How can I apply my own story to my work to protect the open Internet and support media makers? What can I do to create a more feminist media?