Save The Net Tweet Storm

Save The Net Tweet Storm

Today’s #SaveTheNet tweet storm - is from 1-2pm ET.

With the subcommittee markup and vote on this bill looming early next week, it’s important that we make a ton of noise so members feel the pressure to pass a clean bill.

This is a huge moment in the fight for net neutrality, so your support is needed and appreciated!

Sample social is at the link below, and draft tweets are below that.

Thank you!

Hey @RepOHalleran, support for strong #NetNeutrality in AZ-01 is overwhelming. Stand with your constituents, not Big Cable, and support the #SaveTheNet Act, with no bad amendments. Please do what’s right — the internet is watching! CLICK TO TWEET

Hey @RepSchrader, support for strong #NetNeutrality in OR-05 is overwhelming. Stand with your constituents, not Big Cable, and support the #SaveTheNet Act, with no bad amendments. Please do what’s right — the internet is watching! CLICK TO TWEET

Hey @RepCardenas, support for strong #NetNeutrality in CA-29 is overwhelming. Stand with your constituents, not Big Cable, and support the #SaveTheNet Act, with no bad amendments. Please do what’s right — the internet is watching! CLICK TO TWEET

Hey @GKButterfield, support for strong #NetNeutrality in NC-01 is overwhelming. Stand with your constituents, not Big Cable, and support the #SaveTheNet Act, with no bad amendments. Please do what’s right — the internet is watching! CLICK TO TWEET

Hey @RepDarrenSoto, support for strong #NetNeutrality in FL-09 is overwhelming. Stand with your constituents, not Big Cable, and support the #SaveTheNet Act, with no bad amendments. Please do what’s right — the internet is watching! CLICK TO TWEET

SAMPLE TWEETS:

Hey @RepOHalleran @GKButterfield @RepSchrader @RepCardenas you're the only Dems on the E&C telecom subcommittee who HAVEN'T cosponsored the #SaveTheNet Act to restore #NetNeutrality. What's the hold up? Stand with everyone who relies on the open internet, not Big Cable execs! CLICK TO TWEET

Hey @RepOHalleran @GKButterfield @RepSchrader @RepCardenas @RepDarrenSoto the #SaveTheNet Act would restore strong #NetNeutrality protections that are overwhelmingly popular with the public. Don't sell out to Big Cable — support the #SaveTheNet Act, with NO weakening amendments! CLICK TO TWEET

Hey @RepOHalleran @GKButterfield @RepSchrader @RepCardenas @RepDarrenSoto your constituents want you to support a clean version of the #SaveTheNet Act, without amendments backed by telecom or lawmakers who don’t support the underlying bill. Please stand for strong #NetNeutrality! CLICK TO TWEET

The #SaveTheNet Act has nearly 160 House & 46 Senate cosponsors. EVERY lawmaker should be behind it. Members who haven’t cosponsored are part of ‘TEAM CABLE' on the #NetNeutrality scoreboard — call now & urge them to cosponsor to switch to ‘TEAM INTERNET’! https://www.battleforthenet.com/scoreboard/all/ CLICK TO TWEET

The #SaveTheNet Act will restore #NetNeutrality. But Big Cable lobbyists are trying to derail it by convincing members not to cosponsor or pushing poison pill amendments. Congress needs to hear from constituents NOW, telling them to pass a clean bill!  https://www.battleforthenet.com/call/ CLICK TO TWEET

There are no excuses. Congress must pass the #SaveTheNet Act, AS IS, with no weakening amendments. Now is not the time for compromise with Big Cable lobbyists — call today and tell Congress to pass a clean bill to restore strong #NetNeutrality! https://www.battleforthenet.com/call/ CLICK TO TWEET

With the #SaveTheNet Act, members of Congress are carrying out the will of the American people who overwhelmingly support #NetNeutrality and oppose Ajit Pai and the FCC’s repeal of open internet rules. Call on Congress to support the bill  https://www.battleforthenet.com/call/ CLICK TO TWEET

We call on Congress to support the #SaveTheNet Act. Polling shows that strong #NetNeutrality has OVERWHELMING bipartisan support from 86% of the country, including 82% of Republicans and 90% of Democrats http://www.publicconsultation.org/united-states/overwhelming-bipartisan-public-opposition-to-repealing-net-neutrality-persists/ CLICK TO TWEET

Outside Washington, #NetNeutrality ISNOT A PARTISAN ISSUE. Polling consistently shows the public *overwhelmingly* supports #NetNeutrality on a bipartisan basis. It’s time for Congress to pass the #SaveTheNet Act today! https://www.battleforthenet.com/call/ CLICK TO TWEET

Congress must pass the #SaveTheNet Act. #NetNeutrality is a racial and economic justice issue —without a free & open internet, marginalized communities will continue to face oppression and be unable to tell the stories ignored by the mainstream. Call Congress: https://www.battleforthenet.com/call/ CLICK TO TWEET

The open internet rules in the #SaveTheNet Act are crucial to rural broadband deployment & access. And in areas where consumers lack choice in internet provider, strong #NetNeutrality ensures access to the sites & online services people need https://www.battleforthenet.com/call/ CLICK TO TWEET

Lawmakers can pass the #SaveTheNet Act to restore #NetNeutrality but lobbyists want them to gut the bill. Head to https://www.battleforthenet.com/call/and ask your rep to pass a clean bill with NO bad amendments! CLICK TO TWEET

It’s imperative that every member of Congress regardless of party stand with their constituents—not @comcast, @ATT or @verizon—by supporting the #SaveTheNet Act to fully restore #NetNeutrality. Call on your lawmakers to cosponsor the bill! https://www.battleforthenet.com/call/ CLICK TO TWEET

The repeal of #NetNeutrality serves only Big Telecom executives & the army of lobbyists they employ, while sticking it to Americans who rely on the internet to organize, do business & access info they need. Tell Congress to pass the #SaveTheNet Act now! https://www.battleforthenet.com/call/ CLICK TO TWEET

In the months since the @FCC’s #NetNeutrality repeal has gone into effect, the harms are already being seen, including reports of carriers slowing apps like Netflix and YouTube. Congress can restore protections with the #SaveTheNet Act. Call now! https://www.battleforthenet.com/call/ CLICK TO TWEET

During a massive wildfire in California last summer, Verizon throttled data services of the Santa Clara fire department. With the #SaveTheNet Act, Congress can stop this from happening again. Urge your lawmakers to support the bill https://www.battleforthenet.com/call/ CLICK TO TWEET

If lawmakers do not back the #SaveTheNet Act to restore #NetNeutrality protections, they’ll be choosing the interests of monopolistic Big Cable companies over their constituents. Call Congress today and tell them to support the bill! https://www.battleforthenet.com/call/ CLICK TO TWEET

Big Cable companies are working hard to convince Congress to pass fake #NetNeutrality bills. Congress should accept no substitutes for the real thing: Tell lawmakers to pass a clean #SaveTheNet Act, with no weakening amendments! https://www.battleforthenet.com/call/ CLICK TO TWEET

Tell Congress: Don’t listen to the Big Cable companies, and don’t fall for fake #NetNeutrality bills! There’s only one bill to support, and it’s the #SaveTheNet Act! https://www.battleforthenet.com/call/ CLICK TO TWEET

Now’s the time for Congress to listen to their CONSTITUENTS—NOT the Big Cable lobby in DC—and support the #SaveTheNet Act to restore #NetNeutrality, which has massive bipartisan public support. Call your rep! https://www.battleforthenet.com/call/ CLICK TO TWEET

Without strong #NetNeutrality, small businesses in communities across the country won’t be able to reach customers without paying high fees. This means fewer jobs & less innovation — call Congress & tell them to support the #SaveTheNet Act to restore #NetNeutrality! https://www.battleforthenet.com/call/ CLICK TO TWEET

Because of #NetNeutrality, millions have had access to jobs, education & healthcare services through the open internet like never before. Without strong open internet protections, this access could vanish. Call your rep and tell them to support the #SaveTheNet Act! https://www.battleforthenet.com/call/ CLICK TO TWEET

Without #NetNeutrality, Big Cable will charge sites & apps extra fees to reach customers — fees that will get passed straight to YOU. No #NetNeutrality = higher fees for EVERYONE. Call Congress & tell them to pass the #SaveTheNe Act! https://www.battleforthenet.com/call/ CLICK TO TWEET

Veterans, service members and military families rely on the open Internet to stay in touch with loved ones overseas, and to access essential services at home. Tell Congress to support #NetNeutrality & to pass the #SaveTheNet Act! https://www.battleforthenet.com/call/ CLICK TO TWEET

 

 


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