The band joined with MoveOn.org and several other like-minded artists today to press the FCC to write regulations that will prevent telecoms from asserting control over the flow of information. Jackson Browne, the Roots, Rosanne Cash, OK Go, Moby and Bonnie Raitt are among the artists to sign the letter.
The Federal Communications Commission will meet Thursday in the midst of an ongoing debate over net neutrality regulations that have pitted major telecoms, which want control of the flow of information across their broadband networks, against small businesses, bloggers, political actors and other Internet users who are resisting the telecommunication takeover attempt.
Read the Huffington Post’s story.
The band would like to encourage each of you contact the FCC and push the commission to write rules preserving an open Internet. Your voice can make a difference.