Los políticos españoles contra la Neutralidad en la Red

No me voy a repetir, se lo dije a los de Google, y los politicastros no van a ser menos. La Neutralidad en la Red es esencial y sólo los ciudadanos la podemos defender, los políticos, especialmente los españoles, tradicionalmente inclinados a la corrupción, no van a hacer nada. Más bien al contrario, van a empeorar las cosas.

Los políticos cada día son más irrelevantes. Los jóvenes, sobre todo, no se sienten identificados y literalmente pasan de ellos. Puede que sea bueno, puede que no del todo, pero ocurre. Les importa mucho más cosas que hacen, ven y comparten en Facebook. El último recurso que les queda a ciertos políticos para mantener su influencia es acabar con la Neutralidad en la Red.

Defender la Neutralidad en la Red es, en esencia, defender la libertad del ser humano a decidir por si solo, sin la guía y tutela de la clase política más corrupta.

Los políticos españoles contra la Neutralidad en la Red

Please read: A personal appeal from Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales

I got a lot of funny looks ten years ago when I started talking to people about Wikipedia.

Let’s just say some people were skeptical of the notion that volunteers from all across the world could come together to create a remarkable pool of human knowledge – all for the simple purpose of sharing.

No ads. No agenda. No strings attached.

A decade after its founding, nearly 400 million people use Wikipedia and its sister sites every month – almost a third of the Internet-connected world.

It is the 5th most popular website in the world – but Wikipedia isn’t anything like a commercial website. It is a community creation, written by volunteers making one entry at a time. You are part of our community. And I’m writing today to ask you to protect and sustain Wikipedia.

Together, we can keep it free of charge and free of advertising. We can keep it open – you can use the information in Wikipedia any way you want. We can keep it growing – spreading knowledge everywhere, and inviting participation from everyone.

Each year at this time, we reach out to ask you and others all across the Wikimedia community to help sustain our joint enterprise with a modest donation of $20, $35, $50 or more.

If you value Wikipedia as a source of information – and a source of inspiration – I hope you’ll choose to act right now.

All the best,

Jimmy Wales

Founder, Wikipedia

P.S. — Wikipedia is about the power of people like us to do extraordinary things. People like us write Wikipedia, one word at a time. People like us fund it, one donation at a time. It’s proof of our collective potential to change the world.

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Please read: A personal appeal from Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales