Boston is the birthplace of the American Revolution. The time has come again for Bostonians and all Americans to stand again for their interests as a people and a nation to demand their birth rights including that of free speech and an open marketplace of ideas.
AT&T, Comcast, and Verizon are making a play to fundamentally change the way the Internet works. If they succeed, we'll all lose. A free and open Internet is critical for our communities to speak in our own voices and to organize and advocate for ourselves. Congress.org has the recent developments.
Before the Internet, there was a high barrier of entry into publishing. Now, a journalist like Adam Gaffin can build a site like UniversalHub and cover a segment of Boston news left unexplored by the big news organizations and, provide a forum for the news to be discussed by interested parties who live in the hub.