Jeff Chester is executive director of the Center for Digital Democracy (www.democraticmedia.org), a Washington, DC-based nonprofit. He is the author of Digital Destiny: New Media and the Future of Democracy (The New Press).
Telephone and cable companies are crafting strategies to transform the free and open Internet to a privately run service that would charge a fee for virtually everything we do online. Can we stop them?
The Center for Digital Democracy is part of a "Public Interest, Public Airwaves" coalition supporting a policy that would require broadcasters to air more public service programming in the digital age. Click here for more info.