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Vimeo, Reddit Lead Charge As Tech Companies Fight For Net Neutrality

July 12, 2017
BY Tubefilter - Sam Gutelle

The activist group Fight For The Future has designated July 12 as the day during which the denizens of the web will Battle For The Net, and major tech companies are heeding the call. The likes of Amazon, Netflix, Vimeo, and Reddit have joined a coordinated effort to defend net neutrality rules, and some of those participants have gone all-out in support of internet freedom.

The two websites that seem most fully committed to the Battle For The Net’s mission are Vimeo and Reddit. Both of those sites have launched large-scale campaigns on July 12 to push back against the anti-net neutrality actions proposed by current FCC chairman Ajit Pai, a former counsel for Verizon. In Vimeo’s case, the countermeasures include an elegant video that pledges support for the open internet and a selection of pointed images (including the one above) meant to be shared on social media.

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