[Libs-Or] Net Neutrality: Action Update

Garnetta Wilker gkwilker2 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 10 10:09:33 PST 2015

Here's more news on net neutrality.  The FCC is set to vote on this
proposal on February 26.  Watch for more news after that vote.

If you are looking for background information and want to learn more about
what you can do related to net neutrality, visit the Net Neutrality Toolkit
prepared by OLA:


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Garnetta Wilker
Co-chair, Intellectual Freedom Committee, Oregon Library Association
K-12 Representative, Oregon Statewide Database Licensing Advisory Committee

Forwarded from Senator Ron Wyden's office:

[image: Senator Ron Wyden] <http://wyden.senate.gov/>

*For Immediate Release: February 4, 2015*

Contact: Keith Chu  202.224.0537

Rebecca Steele 202.224.3789

*Wyden Praises Wheeler for net neutrality proposal that will “Save the

*Washington, D.C.* – Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., praised Federal Communications
Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler’s proposal to protect the freedom to
compete online by reclassifying broadband under Title II of the
Telecommunications Act of 1996:

“*Millions of American small businesses, consumers and innovators spoke and
Chairman Wheeler listened. Without the open Internet, start-ups will never
leave the garage,” *Wyden said. *“The FCC should adopt this proposal and
ensure that monopolies are never allowed to slam the door American

For more than 20 years, Sen. Wyden has fought to protect the open Internet
and expand America’s digital economy. Over the past year he repeatedly urged
 the FCC to create new rules to protect net neutrality. He authored the
Internet Tax Freedom Act, which protects the Internet from multiple and
discriminatory taxes. He continues to stand for policies that preserve the
Internet as a platform for learning, speech and commerce and a
level-playing field for businesses.

Learn more about Sen. Wyden’s fight for the free and open Internet here:


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