US Democratic Lawmakers Seek Internet Freedom Plank in Party Platform

A group of Democratic representatives are seeking language in their party platform that backs network neutrality, online privacy protections, and free speech.California Democratic representatives Zoe Lofgren, Anna Eshoo and Doris Matsui, along with Colorado Democrat Jared Polis sent a letter on Wednesday to Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., who chairs the Democratic National Committee, and DNC Executive Director Patrick Gaspard, saying that “Democrats should explicitly affirm our staunch commitment to online free expression, to protect privacy from overbroad surveillance, to a free and open Internet, and to innovation in digital services.”To continue reading this Tech Daily Dose report, go to:
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