Grassroots Networks Mobilize From Coast to Coast to Promote Digital Rights
By Shahid Buttar
Posted January 17, 2019
The digital rights movement showed its strength this year by projecting influence in jurisdictions across the United States. Community organizations on both coasts, as well as the Midwest and the South, took action, promoting issues from net neutrality and civilian oversight of local police surveillance to the right to repair and digital security.
Among the 84 groups in the Electronic Frontier Alliance, grassroots community organizations in many cities demonstrably improved public policy, while their allies elsewhere built awareness online, as well as in their local communities. More…