Sign the Petition for Internet Freedom
Join EFF and Internet users worldwide in calling on elected officials to uphold rights in the digital world.
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The EFF community and millions of others fought together to stop SOPA and the powerful interests that sought to limit our innovation and free speech.
That fight left us both humbled and energized. It was a wake-up call reminding us of the fragility of a free and open Internet. But it was also an awesome display of how the diverse and independent Internet communities, working together, can keep the Internet free.
Now it’s time to take the next step. EFF has worked with a broad coalition of public interest groups to create the Declaration of Internet Freedom. The Declaration is simple: it offers five core principles that should guide any policy relating to the Internet.
We believe that these principles are worth fighting for.
We stand for a free and open Internet.
We support transparent and participatory processes for making Internet policy and the establishment of five basic principles:
Expression: Don't censor the Internet.
Access: Promote universal access to fast and affordable networks.
Openness: Keep the Internet an open network where everyone is free to connect, communicate, write, read, watch, speak, listen, learn, create and innovate.
Innovation: Protect the freedom to innovate and create without permission. Don’t block new technologies, and don’t punish innovators for their users' actions.
Privacy: Protect privacy and defend everyone’s ability to control how their data and devices are used.