Net neutrality advocates just scored a major victory in the fight to keep the Internet free of “fast lanes.”
In a crucial win for Internet users, today a federal appeals court upheld [PDF] clear net neutrality rules that will let us all use and enjoy the Internet without unfair interference from Internet service providers. The rules will keep providers from blocking or slowing traffic, or speeding up traffic for those who pay.
Microsoft is set to acquire LinkedIn, the social network for professionals, for $26.2 billion in an all-cash transaction.
Post-ACTA, decision-making has been adapted to avoid decision-moments. Of course, individual grassroots campaigns are still hugely valuable. But we need long-term advocacy.
An anti-ACTA protest in downtown Ljubljana, Slovenia, February, 2012. Matej Leskovsek / Press Association. All rights reserved.In a digital society, digital rights are simply our rights. They are our right to express ourselves freely, our right to a private life, our right to our possessions. But what if digital society fails to realise that our traditional rights and freedoms cannot always be defended by traditional thinking or traditional legal instruments?