Do NOT Touch The Internet!
Citizens Ready For A Fight Across The European Union.
The privatization of the Internet could be decided in the next fewweeks. On May 5th, the European Parliament will vote on a package ofmeasures which will affect the national laws of all EU countries.The European Parliament is about to give up our rights to an open access to the Internet to protect the interests of Entertainment and Communications multinationals. A civil campaign by organizations of the whole European Community will be simultaneously launched tonightin order to prevent the privatization of the Internet and to defendthe democratic right to access to information and digital tools.
This campaign includes:
1 - An informative website explaining what the so called "Telecommunications Package ", which is about to be voted on in theEuropean Parliament, is, why it is so dangerous for the future of citizens. the impact on their daily economy, as well as useful information and tools created by citizens for citizens, including openletters, press releases, a blog and video material: http: // www.blackouteurope.eu/
2 - A letter to members of the European Parliament that it is being sent by hundreds of organizations and citizens (one EuroParliamentarian recognized that they are receiving as many as 200letters a day):http://www.blackouteurope.eu/act/letter_to_meps.html
3 - An automatic system that allows citizens to send the letterdirectly to all the Members of the European Parliament:http://blackouteu.wordpress.com/directly-send-to-parlamentarians/
4 - A system to monitor their vote in the matter:http://blackouteu.wordpress.com/follow-their-vote/And
5 - A Europe wide casting for “grandmothers” to create aninter-European viral video:Fortheinternet.wordpress.com/Take Part!
“Grandma, help them as they do not know what they are doing".
On the occasion of the vote in the European parliament of the Telecomspackage on May 5, a video contest has been launched on YouTube. This is to remind members of the European Parliament that they need ourvote in June. The Internet still provides us with the tools to watchand judge their actions. And we need this to continue.
Find out: Do not allow the European Parliament to privatize the Internet! Actnow! Tomorrow it is too late!
We Still Can Put Pressure On Them - We Gave Them Our Vote - We Vote Again In June. Remind Members Of The European Parliament!
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