Declaration of Internet Freedom
"I believe that individuals deserve an open and unobstructed Internet, so they are free to innovate, collaborate and participate in building a stronger America and better world. It is crucial that we secure the principles outlined in the Declaration of Internet Freedom and the Digital Citizen's Bill of Rights to defend against those who seek to interfere and disrupt our vibrant online community and the economic growth it supports. I'm proud to sign the Declaration and look forward to working with my colleagues in Congress and Internet users everywhere to develop common-sense policy that ensures future generations enjoy the Internet freedoms we do today."
- Congressman Darrell Issa, July 9, 2012
PREAMBLEWe believe that a free and open Internet can bring about a better world. To keep the Internet free and open, we call on communities, industries and countries to recognize these principles. We believe that they will help to bring about more creativity, more innovation and more open societies.
We are joining an international movement to defend our freedoms because we believe that they are worth fighting for.
Let’s discuss these principles — agree or disagree with them, debate them, translate them, make them your own and broaden the discussion with your community — as only the Internet can make possible.
Join us in keeping the Internet free and open.
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