Ahead Of ITU Summit, Google Wants You To Help Preserve A Free And Open Internet With New Campaign

TechCrunch

Today, Google announced a new initiative to support an open and free Internet called “Take Action.” The company has set up a website with materials to help educate you on what your rights are and what changes with laws could do to impact the freedoms you enjoy today on the Internet.

After we went through what we did with SOPA, it’s time to listen up so we don’t have to react like that so quickly. Education can help.

The difficulty with all of these things is that most people, including myself, don’t understand all of the nuances of laws that can be introduced. Most of the time, these laws don’t make it to “mainstream media” until the fight is at a fevered pitch. That’s tiring.

Here’s what the company had to say about it:

Starting December 3, the world’s governments meet behind closed doors to discuss the future of…

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