The Day of Action to Save Net Neutrality is an event on July 12, 2017, in which various organizations and individuals advocate for net neutrality in the United States. The event is a response to plans by Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit V. Pai to end United States government policies which establish net neutrality. Fight for the Future convened the event and many organizations are contributing by doing activism.
The first participants joined at the event's announcement on June 6, 2017.
- American Civil Liberties Union
- American Library Association
- Center for Media Justice
- Demand Progress
- Organizing for Action
- Mozilla Foundation
- Y Combinator
- Private Internet Access
- Bittorrent Inc.
- CREDO Mobile
Tumblr was notably absent as a participant considering its history of advocating for net neutrality. Following Verizon's 2017 purchase of Tumblr's parent company, Yahoo!, it adopted Verizon's political positions against net neutrality.
Wired commented that the activism was a result of opposing sides of large organizations, with traditional telecom organizations as the target of protest and new media organizations as the protestors.
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- Greer, Evan (6 June 2017). "Major web companies and public interest groups announce Internet-Wide Day of Action to Save Net Neutrality". Fight for the Future. This is the original press release announcing the event.
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