Obama: Internet freedom a Democratic priority

2012_08_obamacomputer Photo: White House/Pete Souza

President Obama said that a free and open Internet will be a part of the Democrats’ platform for the upcoming election, as it was for the Republicans.

“Internet freedom is something I know you all care passionately about; I do too,” Obama said during a chat on the social news site Reddit. “We will fight hard to make sure that the Internet remains the open forum for everybody – from those who are expressing an idea to those to want to start a business.”


The Republican Party released its full platform this week as part of the Republican National Convention.

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