Proclaim18 to Focus on Internet Freedom

Proclaim 18, NRB’s 75th annual convention, is coming very soon to Nashville, and anyone interested in communicating freely online should be sure to attend the Public Policy Session on Thursday, March 1.

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New Developments Related to Planned Parenthood Investigation

Earlier this autumn, Twitter sought to squash the promotion of an ad by Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) in which she noted she “fought Planned Parenthood...

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FCC Chair Keeps Up Pressure on Tech Giants

Next week the FCC is likely to vote to roll back the agency’s 2015 assertion of heavy-handed power over the internet.

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Tech Giants Called Out on Power Over Speech

Earlier this week, Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President & CEO of NRB, expressed support for the FCC’s recently announced plan to roll back the agency’s 2015 internet power grab.

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Tech Giants Testify Before Congress

Top lawyers from Google, Facebook, and Twitter this week testified before three congressional panels.

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Twitter Censors Pro-Life Claim, Then Reverses

Twitter picked a fight with a powerful opponent this week when it refused to allow Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) to promote her Senate campaign launch announcement on its platform.

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Tech Executive Ponders Power Over Speech

A tech giant’s CEO this week expressed second thoughts about his actions to help mute a neo-Nazi group in the wake of the recent violence Charlottesville...

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Attention to Tech Giants on Speech

Even as other internet corporations have been in recent press headlines for actions criticized as targeting speech, Facebook this week took another turn...

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Senators Call Out Twitter for ‘Glitch’

Last week two senators sent a letter to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey expressing concern with reports of the social media giant blocking tweets and retweets of AT&T’s public policy blog during the recent net neutrality “Day of Action.”

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NRB Speaks for Internet Freedom During Title II Protest

This week a number of major tech companies and liberal activist groups participated in an online “day of action” to protest FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s steps to reverse the Obama administration’s decision to...

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FCC Begins Process to Roll Back Title II Power Grab

The FCC this week began the process of reversing the previous administration’s decision to impose heavy-handed Title II authority over internet service providers.

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Broadcasting and Internet on FCC Agenda

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s effort to reverse the previous administration’s internet power grab will most certainly be the headliner of the agency’s open meeting next week...

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FCC to Begin ‘Net Neutrality’ Order Repeal

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announced this week that he would be initiating a process aimed at upending the previous administration’s internet power grab.

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Commissioner Warns of International Internet Power Plays

While the domestic “net neutrality” battle has been a focus for many this week, an important blog post by FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly on international internet freedom should not be missed.

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Report Shows Internet Freedom Under Fire

Freedom House, a watchdog organization focused on the advancement of democracy around the world, this week released a report that showed global Internet freedom to be on the decline.

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