In May, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) unveiled plans to repeal rules guaranteeing net neutrality in the United States. The World Wide Web Foundation has now submitted its response to the FCC proposals, as part of the public comments period that ended Monday July 17.
The Web Foundation has long fought for net neutrality, believing it is fundamental to the free and open web. Earlier this month, we joined with hundreds of thousands of individuals and organisations to call on the FCC to abandon its plan to undermine net neutrality. Our founder and web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee has repeatedly outlined what’s at stake in this battle, and said that if we lose net neutrality, “we lose the internet as we know it”.
Download the full Web Foundation comments to the FCC.