DreamHost has long been a proponent of net neutrality, educating customers, co-signing letters to the FCC, and participating in the Net Neutrality Day of Action.
Net neutrality is essential to creating a startup-friendly environment, leveling the playing field and ensuring new companies can compete with established ones. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, there are nearly 30 million small businesses in the United States, representing 99.9 percent of all American businesses. Without the protections of net neutrality, these businesses could be forced to pay premium rates for internet access or be hidden from search engines, threatening their growth and survival.
“Our customers have big dreams and their websites, apps, and businesses deserve fair and equal access to all internet users,” said Brett Dunst, DreamHost vice president of corporate communications. “We’re taking a stand for them, and for everyone who believes in the democratizing power of the internet. We thank the Senate for their leadership in continuing the fight and we call on all Americans to contact their Senators to express support for a free and open internet.”
DreamHost is a member of the Battle for the Net coalition, where the public can find tools and resources to contact their congressional representatives and urge them to action.
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