Privacy Policy


#RIPinternet Privacy Policy

#RIPinternet is a partnership between Defiant Network and Free Press Action Fund. The websites and (the “#RIPinternet website”) is solely hosted and operated by Defiant Network, in consultation with Free Press Action Fund.

In general, Defiant Network, Free Press and our software partners treat your contact information as private and confidential. Defiant Network will not give, sell, rent, exchange or otherwise share your information with anyone else without your prior consent except as compelled by law (see below). 

Defiant Network is committed to protecting the privacy of visitors to the #RIPinternet website, as well as that of our members and activists.

Electronic Mailing List Policies

Personally identifiable information that you submit through the #RIPinternet website will be shared with Free Press Action Fund. The Free Press Action Fund is governed by its privacy policy, which can be found at the following sites: If you choose to subscribe to the #RIPinternet list, we may ask for personal information such as your name, ZIP code and email address. Defiant Network and Free Press Action Fund will use this information solely to manage our lists. We do not sell or rent our electronic mailing lists.

All #RIPinternet lists are exclusively “opt-in” lists. We do not purchase information from third-party sources or gather personal data from the Web (known as spidering) for inclusion in our email lists. You may unsubscribe from any of our lists at any time. 

External Links

Defiant Network has not reviewed all of the sites linked to this site and is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of any off-site pages or any other sites linked to this site. Such linked sites are for your convenience only and you access them at your own risk. Free Press makes no representations or warranties as to the accuracy or functioning of any such link. That another website is linked to our site does not constitute endorsement from Defiant Network of the owner of the other site, the content of its site or its products or services.

Financial Support

Defiant Network is committed to maintaining the trust and security of all financial supporters. We use an external tool hosted by ActBlue to collect personal information including the email and mailing addresses that members and donors provide. This information will be shared with Free Press Action Fund. Defiant Network and Free Press Action Fund might use this information for online and print mailings to keep you informed about our programs and occasionally to ask for additional financial support. You may opt out of these communications at any time.

Compelled Disclosure

If we are required by law to disclose any information that you have provided us, we will attempt to give you notice (unless we are prohibited from doing so) that a request for your information has been made, in order to give you an opportunity to object. We will attempt to provide this notice by email, if you have given us an email address, or by postal mail if you have entered a postal address. If you do not challenge the disclosure request, we may be legally required to turn over your information. In addition, we may independently object to any disclosures we believe to be improper.