Senator Al Franken: Why Net Neutrality Is Important By admin | August 17, 2010 LikeTweet EmailPrint More More on Minnesota Subscribe to Minnesota On the eve of Federal Communications Commission hearing about the future of the Internet in Minneapolis, Minnesota Senator Al Franken talks about why net neutrality is so important. The hearing is at 6pm, Thursday August 19th at Minneapolis South High School. If you can’t attend, watch it live on The UpTake. Senator Franken talked about net neutrality on Access To Democracy, hosted by Alan Miller Support this story and all the stories from The Uptake. Donate.