H.R.4784 - Internet Freedom Act of 2010111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Wu, David [D-OR-1] (Introduced 03/09/2010)|
|Committees:||House - Science and Technology|
|Latest Action:||03/09/2010 Referred to the House Committee on Science and Technology. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4784 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/09/2010)
Internet Freedom Act of 2010 - Directs the National Science Foundation (NSF) to establish the Internet Freedom Foundation to: (1) award grants, agreements, or contracts to develop deployable technologies to defeat Internet suppression and censorship; and (2) award incentives to organizations that successfully develop such technologies.
Expresses the sense of Congress that the United States should: (1) denounce governments and private entities that restrict, censor, ban, and block access to information on the Internet; and (2) support the deployment, at the earliest practicable date, of technologies aimed at defeating state-directed and state-sponsored Internet suppression and the persecution by governments and private entities of individuals who use the Internet.