House To Hold Hearings On Net Neutrality This Week

Congress Should Work To Preserve Free Speech On The Internet, Says ACLU FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: (202) 675-2312; WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives will hold two hearings this week regarding “net neutrality” principles, with the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, Competition and the Internet hearing testimony today and the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology hearing testimony Wednesday. Net neutrality principles protect free speech online by prohibiting the owner of a network from prioritizing some content on the Internet while slowing other content. The American Civil Liberties Union supports legislation that upholds these principles.