Skip to main content

EFF IN THE NEWS

Democrats Consider Officially Supporting Internet Freedom; GOP to 'Discuss' Issue

August 16, 2012

Lawmakers "were woken up by the blackout, it was a real gamechanger for them," says Rainey Reitman, activism director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a nonprofit organization that fights for digital freedom. "I think that politicians are definitely starting to court the Internet vote," she adds.

Organizations such as the EFF and Demand Progress, a grassroots group fighting for Internet freedom, are beginning to gain traction with those in Washington as both parties consider taking official stances on the issue.

Wednesday, August 15, 2012
US News
JavaScript license information