June 29, 2006
Congress Should Abandon Efforts To Restrict Communication
Nonprofits Must Be In Compliance with ePhilanthropy Code of Ethics
In a statement today the ePhilanthropy Foundation urges the US Congress to abandon efforts to restrict email from nonprofit organizations and calls upon all nonprofits to be in compliance with the ePhilanthropy Code of Ethics as they seek to inspire citizens to exercise their right to communicate with their representatives.
The Foundation calls for dialogue between all parties to develop an alternative approach to the logic puzzles instituted by Congressional offices.
The ePhilanthropy Foundation urges Congress to respect the implicit contract all Americans have with their representatives to be able to communicate and share their views. It is our believe that any system that creates barriers to this communication should be abandoned.
The ePhilanthropy Foundation urges all nonprofit organizations to be in compliance with all aspects of the ePhilanthropy Code of Ethics and to be certain that the communication they inspire is targeted and not considered spam.
All parties should work to keep the Internet a fast and convenient way for free communication, this is a responsibility and privilege we all share.