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The Case for Preserving an Open Internet

February 23rd, 2017

Two years ago this week the FCC adopted its net neutrality rules to preserve a free and open Internet. This vote ensured that Internet users would have the strongest possible protections against blocking, throttling and discrimination of online content by their wired and wireless broadband providers. The FCC’s historic action was a victory for consumers […]

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An Unprecedented Attack on our Democracy

January 17th, 2017

When Osama Bin Laden ordered members of Al-Qaeda to carry out the brutal murders of thousands of Americans in New York, Washington, and Pennsylvania on September 11, 2001, President Bush declared, “Our way of life, our very freedom came under attack in a series of deliberate and deadly terrorist acts.” America responded with full force […]

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Protecting People from Lawsuits for Speaking Out

June 16th, 2016

When my constituents are planning a vacation, looking for a new dentist, or hunting for a good restaurant, they know they can get information from consumer review websites. Online review platforms such as TripAdvisor and Yelp empower consumers with better information and encourage businesses to devote more attention to customer service. In the 21st century, […]

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COP21: American Leadership at its Best

December 12th, 2015

It was with great anticipation and a sense of high honor that I accepted the appointment to be a member of the official U.S. House of Representatives delegation to the climate summit in Paris. Unfortunately, the House was called to remain in Washington for critical budget votes. Paris evaporated but not my hopes because the […]

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Safe Harbor 2.0

November 18th, 2015

By Rep. Anna G. Eshoo For nearly two decades a little-known trade agreement between the United States and the European Union has resulted in trillions of dollars in transatlantic commerce, one of the most significant economic relationships in the world. Known as the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework, this agreement has allowed for unfettered commercial data […]

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Op-Ed: Promoting Cyber Hygiene

October 1st, 2015

By Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.) New revelations have surfaced of just how defenseless Target’s computer network was when hackers stole the personal financial information of 40 million customers in 2013. The findings of an internal company probe by Verizon security consultants revealed that there were “no controls limiting [hacker] access to any [Target] system, including […]

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Net neutrality case is about more than FCC rules

July 5th, 2015

By Anna G. Eshoo Even before the Federal Communications Commission adopted its net neutrality rules in February to preserve a free and open Internet, lawyers were drafting legal documents to challenge them in court, and members of Congress were opining on the need for “a clarifying bill” and a “bipartisan solution.” Since then, opponents have […]

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Arts–a secret ingredient in fueling the economy

July 9th, 2014

By Jace Johnson and Reps. Suzanne Bonamici (D-Ore.), Aaron Schock (R-Ill.), Rodney Davis (R-Ill.), Blake Farenthold (R-Texas), Mike Honda (D-Calif.), Loretta Sanchez (D-Calif.) and Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.) On June 25-26, we celebrated the 32nd Congressional Art Competition, honoring the imaginations and talent of promising young artists across America. While we celebrate their achievements, we’re reminded […]

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Tech workforce diversity: Recognizing problem is the first step to solving it

July 7th, 2014

By Anna Eshoo, Zoe Lofgren and Barbara Lee “Sunlight is the best disinfectant” — Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas Most of us hope all Americans have a fair chance to be successful without regard to ethnicity or gender. But award-winning scientist Scott Page, in his book “The Difference,” mathematically proved that diversity makes for […]

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For 23 years Brady background checks have blocked more than 3 million prohibited purchasers... (1/2)

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We are facing an administration that is openly hostile to #NetNeutrality. You can read my op-ed here- https://t.co/tlTgKjYm6T

February 27th, 2017

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As @AjitPaiFCC threatens to overturn #NetNeutrality rules, he shows he’s not on the side of consumers & public interest

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#NetNeutrality means consumers—not big corporate interests—choose what websites and applications we see online.

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Millions of Americans spoke loud and clear in support of strong #NetNeutrality rules to protect the free and open internet.

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