House Dems Urge DNC To Plug Internet Freedom At Convention

Law360, New York (August 23, 2012, 6:23 PM EDT) -- As the Democratic National Convention draws nearer, four members of the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday urged the Democratic National Committee to include language advocating its support of free online expression and protection of online privacy.

In letter addressed to DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz, a U.S. representative from Florida, and Executive Director Patrick Gaspard, the lawmakers said the inclusion of online free expression, protection of privacy from overbroad surveillance and innovation in digital services is vital to the party’s platform and should not be...
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