Recently we’ve scored some
tremendous people-powered victories at the FCC to protect net neutrality and
keep broadband affordable for consumers. But our opponents in Congress are
stooping to new lows for their Big Cable and Big Telecom paymasters.
trying to lard up must-pass appropriations language with riders that would
strip the FCC of its ability to protect the Open Internet - even though a court
validated its net neutrality rules just last week! They want to lock consumers
into renting their set top boxes, a $19 billion a year bailout to Big Cable.
And finally they want to make it easier for broadcasters to monopolize the
Your pressure is working - we just succeeded
in protecting a broadband program for low-income households. But we can’t stop
until we convince these legislators to listen to the people, not the corporate
Tell Congress, no poison pill riders.
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