Spotify, Google, Tons of Other Companies Will Protest to Save Net Neutrality – Motherboard
The tech giants join Spotify, Reddit, Amazon, and the porn industry in next week’s protest.Name a website or service that’s part of your everyday life—music, social media, porn, news—and a company providing it has probably joined the battle for net neutrality.Spotify, Facebook, Google, and ThinkGeek announced Friday that they’d join a ”day of action” on July 12 to raise support and awareness for net neutrality. They’re joining commitments made by Netflix, several pornography sites including Pornhub, and more than 180 organizations supporting a free and open internet.Participation by Facebook and Google was first reported by Inverse. A spokesperson for Google confirmed to Motherboard that the company will participate, but would not give us specifics about the planned protest. Facebook also confirmed to Motherboard that it will participate.
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