Amy Klobuchar Calls For Net Neutrality 'Guarantee' In 2020 Presidential Announcement
Monday February 11, 2019. 11:10 PM , from Slashdot
She added: 'For too long the big tech companies have been telling you, don't worry, we've got your back,' she said. 'While your identities, in fact, are being stolen and your data is being mined. Our laws need to be as sophisticated as the people who are breaking them. We must revamp our nation's cybersecurity and guarantee net neutrality for all. And we need to end the digital divide by pledging to connect every household to the internet by 2022, and that means you, rural America.' Other Democrats seeking the 2020 nomination have shown support for net neutrality in the past. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) tweeted late last month about reports suggesting that telecom investments have not risen since the FCC's controversial repeal of net neutrality, calling the decision 'another handout to big corporations & telecom giants.'
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) also told a crowd in Iowa last month that she believed 'in net neutrality the same way I believe everybody should have access to electricity,' according to the Washington Post.
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