Net Neutrality is a Civil Rights Issue

The Leadership Conference on Civil Rights and Free Press teamed up to produce this important Op-Ed that re-frames the timely issue of Network Neutrality as part-and-parcel of the work for civil rights:

"For communities of color, the Internet offers a critical opportunity to build a more equitable media system. It provides all Americans with the potential to speak for themselves without having to convince large media conglomerates that their voices are worthy of being heard.

Our Internet freedom is protected by a fundamental principle called “Network Neutrality,” which allows the public to access any Web site or any Web application of their choice without discrimination. Net Neutrality has been the guiding principle of the Internet since its inception — but now it’s in danger." (read more)