The web connects billions of people today, about 20 years after it was available in a mainstream way. And it's reasonable to say that it's the most important innovation of this generation — transforming culture, business, politics — just about every walk of life.
Unsurprisingly governments have sought restrictive regulation to control the web frequently — often with the intent of controlling citizens.
SOPA, PIPA, ACTA were all examples of poor regulation, and in December 2012 some governments (particularly China and Russia) wanted to use the ITU (a UN body) to impose new regulation on the web.
enso helped build the #freeandopen campaign for Google to highlight the issue, establish web freedoms as a new human right, and indicate the strength of opposition to new web regulation. It was amazing to see participation from all corners of the world.
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