Bonus Leaks Wooley's Research

Bonus clips with experts on Net Neutrality.

  • ALEXIS OHANIAN: "All Links are Created Equal"

    Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of reddit, explains how the open Internet is the only real meritocracy on earth, and how important it is that we protect it.

    Alexis Ohanian

    Alexis Ohanian @alexisohanian:

    On an open Internet where all links are created equal, the best stuff bubbles up to the top.

  • FARNUM BROWN: What the Beastie Boys Want from AT&T

    Over stiff drinks, Farnum Brown, AT&T shareholder and investment manager for the Beastie Boys, breaks down for John Wooley how and why our Internet pipes should be considered a communication service rather than an information service, and why that matters.

    Farnum Brown

    Farnum Brown @WooleyLeaks:

    AT&T should stay neutral about the content on their pipes. This is really about a free market.

  • TIM WU: "Leave my cellphone alone."

    Tim Wu, who coined the phrase "net neutrality," explains how the degree to which we control our own tools is the degree to which we continue to be free.

    Tim Wu

    Tim Wu @superwuster:

    The degree to which we control our own tools is the degree to which we continue to be free.

  • RASHAD ROBINSON: The Digital Divide

    Rashad Robinson, Executive Director of Color of Change, explains the digital divide, and why we need net neutrality protected on our phones, at least as much as we need it on our computers.

    Rashad Robinson

    Rashad Robinson @rashadrobinson:

    We must fight to ensure that net neutrality is protected on cellphones.

  • ZipCar Founder's Letter to Congress on the Importance of Net Neutrality

    Founding CEO of ZipCar Robin Chase testifies before Congress on the importance of the open Internet to job creation, innovation, and the economy at large.

  • Watch the Avaaz video

    View the General Secretary of the International Burmese Monks Organization's video appeal to Avaaz members for help recovering from a devastating cyclone. Within one week, Avaaz raised over $2 million dollars, saving thousands of lives.

  • Declaration of Internet Freedom

    Check out Free Press' Declaration of Internet Freedom.

  • CRAIG AARON: Pay the Piper

    Craig Aaron explains how much Internet capacity exists that hasn't even been used.

    Craig Aaron

    Craig Aaron @notaaroncraig:

    The internet is not a natural resource that we're gonna run out of. We can keep making more.

  • SUSAN CRAWFORD: "The Worst of all Worlds"

    Telecom luminary Susan Crawford explains in further detail exactly what's wrong with the way things are now when it comes to lack of protection for the open Internet.

    Susan Crawford

    Susan Crawford @scrawford:

    ISPs have no regulatory oversight and no competition & they are getting away with murder.

  • Watch Professor Lawrence Lessig's TED talk on the problem of money in politics.

    "There is a corruption at the heart of American politics, caused by the dependence of Congressional candidates on funding from the tiniest percentage of citizens. That's the argument at the core of this blistering talk by legal scholar Lawrence Lessig. With rapid-fire visuals, he shows how the funding process weakens the Republic in the most fundamental way, and issues a rallying bipartisan cry that will resonate with many in the U.S. and beyond." --TED

  • LARRY LESSIG: The Best and Worst Case Scenarios for the Internet

    Larry Lessig explains to John Wooley the importance of fast, cheap open Internet everywhere, what it will take to make that happen, and why what we have right now simply isn't good enough.

    Larry Lessig

    Larry Lessig @LarryLessig:

    We need the Internet to be fast, cheap, neutral, and accessible everywhere. #OpenInternet


  • JOHN HODGMAN: The New Net Sanity

    Literary humorist John Hodgman defends the open Internet for creatives and capitalists alike.

    John Hodgman

    John Hodgman @hodgman:

    The #Internet is a system of communication and free commerce that needs to be protected.

  • JOHN HODGMAN: Please Don't Wink at Me

    Literary humorist John Hodgman pulls out all the stops to convince John Wooley how sincerely he supports net neutrality.

    John Hodgman

    John Hodgman @hodgman:

    I resist the idea of making the Internet essentially another kind of cable service.