The Internet managed to revolutionize our lives without the involvement of busy-body politicians. Instead, the Internet is entirely regulated by non-State institutions, incentives, and rules. These free market forms of regulation actually work, unlike most State regulations. The politicians find this hard to tolerate, so they're constantly looking for excuses to meddle. If you like what the free market version of the Internet has done for you, then please take action to protect it from State interference.
You can use this campaign in a variety of ways. For instance, you could send letters to Congress asking them to protect . . .
Your emails and web activities from warrantless spying
Your right to contract with the Internet Service Provider of your choice
Your right to speak and publish freely on the Internet, including your right to be anonymous so as to protect yourself from majoritarian oppression
Or, you could send letters to Congress telling them to . . .
Forbid the President from taking over the Internet under the pretense of "national security"
Prevent the FCC or international agreements from regulating the Internet
Oppose all taxation on Internet transactions
Oppose the creation of a State-issued and State-controlled Internet ID.
The free market, State-free Internet works. Tell the politicians to leave it alone.
Use the form at right to send your elected representatives a letter about this issue. It's easy!
Your position will be counted by each Congressional office,
Will educate the Congressional staffer who reads it,
May be passed up the chain of command,
May receive a reply (many DC Downsizers get them). If you receive such a letter, please share it with us at Comments@DownsizeDC.org.
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