A RESOLUTION OF THE POLK COUNTY DEMOCRATIC CENTRAL COMMITTEE TO SUPPORT THE PUBLIC INTERNET OPTION
WHEREAS, the Democratic Party of Oregon (DPO) considers the internet a service so essential that it must be offered and managed for the public good and
WHEREAS, the DPO defends every individual’s right to freedom from surveillance and WHEREAS, the DPO believes in the ethical use of technology to gather information and
WHEREAS, the DPO believes automation and artificial intelligence must consider impacts on personal and community safety and
WHEREAS, the DPO the DPO believes that public funds generated in Oregon should be reinvested in Oregon to create jobs and
WHEREAS, the DPO believes the growing income disparity between the wealthiest and average worker is detrimental to a stable democracy
NOW, THEREFORE, POLK COUNTY DEMOCRATIC CENTRAL COMMITTEE RESOLVES AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Support a public internet option for municipal broadband that provides network neutrality, privacy and access for all.
Resolution submitted by Ross Swartzendruber, Polk County Precinct Committee Person, PCT 102, on 5th day of July, 2018.