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    Fight For The Future 
   
 About:
"Our organization works hard to organize against threats to our basic rights"
A nonprofit working to expand the internet's power for good
 
  Fight For The Future
 
 Details:

Fight for the Future is dedicated to protecting and expanding the Internet's transformative power in our lives by creating civic campaigns that are engaging for millions of people. Alongside internet users everywhere we beat back attempts to limit our basic rights and freedoms, and empower people to demand technology (and policy) that serves their interests. Activating the internet for the public good can only lead to a more vibrant and awesome world.

OUR ISSUES

We view the following as the major threats to freedom of expression online:

  • Copyright and patent laws are outdated and overzealous. They hurt artists and innovation, shifting control of our art, media, and ideas to large corporations.
  • Slow speed and limited access: Lack of competition in the U.S. broadband market has resulted in an Internet system that is among the slowest, most expensive and least available among developed nations.
  • Tracking and Spying: People can’t express themselves freely online when they feel like they are being watched. In an extreme form, government and corporate surveillance can lead to political repression.
   
    The Day We Fight Back
   
  The Day We Fight Back
   
 Message:
DEAR USERS OF THE INTERNET,

In January 2012 we defeated the SOPA and PIPA censorship legislation with the largest Internet protest in history. A year ago this month one of that movement's leaders, Aaron Swartz, tragically passed away.

Today we face a different threat, one that undermines the Internet, and the notion that any of us live in a genuinely free society: mass surveillance.

If Aaron were alive, he'd be on the front lines, fighting against a world in which governments observe, collect, and analyze our every digital action.

Now, on the the anniversary of Aaron's passing, and in celebration of the win against SOPA and PIPA that he helped make possible, we are planning a day of protest against mass surveillance, to take place this February 11th.

   
  Help Stop the NSA
   
   
    Golden Frog re/ Internet Censorship
   
  Golden Frog
   
 Message:

"Everything you love about the Internet is at risk! In January 2012, Golden Frog joined the largest Internet protest in history and helped defeat the SOPA and PIPA censorship legislation. Yet, in 2014, more governments are engaging in Internet censorship than ever before. Our new infographic "The Worldwide Struggle for Internet Freedom" highlights the global decline of Internet freedom and reinforces what we can do to face the challenges ahead. Online freedom around the globe has been on the decline for three years straight and only getting worse. View the infographic and help spread the word."

www.goldenfrog.com/about/media/infographics/internet-censorship

   
   
 
   
 Links:
Fight For The Future
  www.fightforthefuture.org
   
  The Day We Fight Back
  https://thedaywefightback.org
   
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