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Bassnectar Leads the Fight For Net Neutrality

Bassnectar performs during the 2016 Electric Zoo Festival at Randall's Island on Sept. 2, 2016 in New York City.
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Bassnectar performs during the 2016 Electric Zoo Festival at Randall's Island on Sept. 2, 2016 in New York City.  

When Billboard Dance recently caught up with Bassnectar, he told us all about how he's trying to spend less time online reading through angry comments and more time focusing on his creative process -- or just, you know, being outside.

Still, that doesn't mean he wants the Internet to be mangled by money-hungry corporate interests, or that he's cool with a world wide web where rich companies pay for faster loading times while the little guys and gals are lost in slow-loading limbo.

That's why Bassnectar is now flooding his stream with tweets and retweets urging his loyal followers to get involved today. It's easy. You just head to battleforthenet.com, fill out the prompt with your information, and send a pre-written letter (or write one yourself) to the FCC and congress, urging them to stop legislation backed by AT&T, Comcast, and Verizon that would allow tiered prices and servicing.

The dance music community owes so much to the easy communication of data and ideas that an open Internet provides. Show your support today, share your thoughts and feelings with friends, and check out Bassnectar's tweets below.

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