Net Neutrality for the Faith Community: What You Need To Know

United Church of Christ's Office of Communication, Inc and World Association for Christian Communication, North America
Tuesday, December 6th, 2011
1pm to 2pm Eastern
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Faith communities and social justice advocates have invested significant resources in new technologies – from web sites to online video to social media. But did you know that Internet policies in the US and Canada could adversely impact our investments in electronic communication? The Internet that we know today could be rapidly moving to a model that resembles the old broadcast and cable model dominated by a few deep-pocketed corporate interests. While the U.S. Senate just voted to preserve the existing U.S. rules, this debate is far from over.

Presenters Cheryl Leanza, Policy Advisor, UCC OC Inc. (, and Reilly Yeo, Managing Director, Open Media ( will help you understand net neutrality, why it is important, and what you can do to advocate for it in Canada and the United States.