We had been noting, in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo attacks in France, how the country that then held a giant “free speech” rally appeared to be, instead, focusing on cracking down on free speech at every opportunity. And target number one: the internet.
Twitter, Netflix and Reddit will take part in an “internet slowdown” protest in favour of net neutrality on Wednesday. They are among dozens of firms worried that proposed new regulations will mean extra charges for fast internet access.
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