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Senate Democrats Formally Request Vote to Overrule FCC Termination of Net Neutrality

 Ars Technica reports that Senate Democrats have officially moved to initiate a vote on a Congressional Review Act resolution to overturn the FCC policy change ending net neutrality regulations. With the submission of a request to invoke the CRA, the … 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 »

Announcement: CCDBR Stands For Digital Rights, Freedom, Security, and Privacy

For almost 60 years, the Chicago Committee to Defend the Bill of Rights has weathered political shifts to preserve our fundamental civil liberties. Dramatic changes in technology have not diminished our commitment. 

Since the digital sphere is a natural extension … 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 »

Announcement: CCDBR Website is Now Encrypted!

Beginning today, the website for the Chicago Committee to Defend the Bill of Rights, ccdbr.org, is now secured with SSL/TLS encryption. Connections to the website from all modern desktop and mobile web browsers will now automatically enable an encrypted connection … Read more »

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