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Announcement: CCDBR is Holding a Team Internet-Aligned Demonstration for Net Neutrality

Although the struggle for civil liberties is never truly and permanently at an end, the emergence of the internet as a fact of 21st century existence opens up a new front in the battle for fundamental freedoms, most prominently those … Read more »

Illinois State Government Joins Ranks of Net Neutrality Defenders Across Country

With the publication in the federal register of the FCC’s plan to scrap federal net neutrality protections, the struggle for net neutrality enters its most contentious phase:  state legislatures and attorneys general  have mounted a coordinated defense, as well as … Read more »

Call to Action: With FCC Vote Condemning Net Neutrality to Death, Congress Holds Last Remaining Hope

As we outlined in our most recent net neutrality piece, in spite of overwhelming public support for current net neutrality rules, and the considerable evidence of the grave harms that would result in their absence, the FCC under Chairman … Read more »

Press: In Light of FCC Vote, CCDBR and Allies Will Step Up the Fight for Free and Open Internet

CHICAGO — On Sunday, December 10, 2017, the Chicago Committee to Defend the Bill of Rights, in partnership with the Electronic Frontier Alliance, held an open forum to discuss the impact of the impending Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) vote to Read more »

Announcement: CCDBR to Host Net Neutrality Forum Ahead of FCC Vote

In light of the considerable impact that the impending FCC vote to reverse its classification of internet service providers (ISPs) as common carriers will have on ordinary Chicago residents and Americans across the country, the Chicago Committee to Defend the … Read more »

FCC Plows Ahead with Plans to Scrap Net Neutrality and Endanger Open Internet

According to a new report from Wired, the FCC has unveiled its plans for rescinding the classification of Internet Service Providers (ISPs) as common carriers, forfeiting the Commission’s ability and obligation to police ISPs for possible violations of … Read more »

Activists Prepare to Stage Massive Push for Net Neutrality in Washington DC

A new piece from The Guardian reports that a coalition of internet freedom and digital rights activists have planned a massive two-day demonstration to compel the federal government to enshrine net neutrality principles in the regulation of the internet. The … Read more »

Call to Action: Urge Your Congressional Representatives to Uphold Net Neutrality and Protect Freedom on the Internet

Since the election, President Trump’s team of policymakers has been moving forward with plans to reverse FCC net neutrality policies implemented by President Obama, which would deal a critical blow to internet freedom. With its vote on May 18, 2017 Read more »

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