Five steps you can take to help save the Internet
Stacy Reed • May 12, 2017if( has_post_thumbnail( $post_id ) ): ?>
There’s still time to save the Internet
If you agree with us that the Internet deserves to be free and open, perhaps you also agree that it deserves saving from Ajit Pai’s proposal to rollback net neutrality laws that the previous FCC leadership put in place. Repealing these protections would potentially hand control of the Internet to major telecommunications companies. You may be wondering what can be done to prevent this from happening. Defeatists may say it’s too late. It’s not. Yet.
On Dec 14, it will be put to a final vote in the FCC’s open meeting.
Here are five things you can do right now to have your voice heard.
Be heard, be seen
Write the FCC a letter and let them know what you think. The FCC’s site has been up and down since they’ve opened up a form for public feedback, so to make sure your letter gets to them, use this site: Dear FCC, a service provided by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). Even if the FCC’s site goes down again, they’ll deliver your letter when it’s back up.
You can call the FCC toll-free: 1-888-CALL FCC (225-5322)
At the prompt, press 1, then 4, then 2, then 0 to be connected to an agent and you’ll be able to file a complaint.
Use the map on this page to find a town hall meeting with congressional members near you. Show up to give them a piece of your mind on net neutrality: Town Hall Project
Tell your representatives in Congress to oppose any attempt by Chairman Pai to roll back the FCC’s net neutrality protections via this online form with a customizable message: EFF.org