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What Public Libraries Will Lose Without Net Neutrality

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In an interview posted today on The Verge, NYPL president Tony Marx and associate director of information policy Greg Cram lay out the impact of today’s vote on net neutrality.

A reading room at The New York Public Library, shot by Zipporah Films
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“We live in a world where access to information is essential for opportunity, for learning, for success, for civic life, for checking facts. Anything that reduces that, particularly for people who can’t afford alternatives, is a body blow to the basic democratic principles that the library stands for.” - Tony Marx

Check out the interview here, and read an open letter on net neutrality from all three NYC Library presidents here.

 

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