Around the Net

Coalition Seeks Supporters Of Internet Freedom

  • Wired, Wednesday, August 8, 2012 4:34 PM

A coalition of online organisations wants millions of internet users to sign a declaration that promotes internet freedom, to give normal citizens the political brunt to defeat contentious anti-internet bills like Sopa and Pipa. It's called the Declaration of Internet Freedom, and it carries five basic principles. "Expression" says that the internet can't be censored , and "Access" promotes universal access to fast and affordable network. "Openness" focuses on keeping the internet open to all, "Innovation" embraces new technologies and protects innovators from their users' actions, while "Privacy" defends everyone's ability to control how their data is used.

Read the whole story at Wired »

Next story loading loading..