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Aaron Swartz' Death Fuels MIT Probe, WH Petition to Oust Prosecutor

Posted January 14th, 2013 by thefatalepic
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The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has launched an internal probe of the events leading up to the suicide of internet activist Aaron Swartz, who was facing federal charges for allegedly hacking into the school's journal archives.

Furor over Swartz' death has reached the White House in the form of a petition asking for the removal of U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz who pressed the case against Swartz.

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Activists Aim To Build A 'Bat-Signal For The Web

Posted May 25th, 2012 by jjschless
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Alexis Ohanian, the 29-year old founder of social news site Reddit, has partnered with the online advocacy group Fight for the Future to create what they’re calling the “Internet Defense League.” Ohanian describes the project, which they plan to officially launch next month, as a “Bat-Signal for the Internet.” Any website owner can sign up on the group’s website to add a bit of code to his or her site–or receive that code by email at the time of a certain campaign–that can be triggered in the case of a political crisis like SOPA, adding an activist call-to-action to all the sites involved, suc

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Music's best artists support file sharing and you should listen.

For Julia, or anyone else that understands the true and absolute joy that a beat can bring. Check out Pretty Lights and all the great artists available for download free, at prettylightsmusic.com. I think you might really enjoy the label and all the truly amazing artists that support file sharing. Listen while reading the Hungry Games novels and experience life 2 decades beyond 1984.

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Goodbye SOPA, Hello CISPA

Posted April 2nd, 2012 by ZEUSLGN
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While most folks are looking elsewhere, Congress is trying to sneak an absolutely awful "cybersecurity" bill through Congress, permitting ISPs to funnel private communications and related information back to the government without adequate privacy protections and controls. The bill does not specify which agencies ISPs could disclose customer data to, but the structure and incentives in the bill raise a very real possibility that the National Security Agency or the DOD’s Cybercommand would be the primary recipient.

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ACTA: the Internet censorship “law” that can’t be repealed?

Posted February 27th, 2012 by southernpatriot
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Just last month millions of Americans rallied to defeat SOPA and PIPA. However, something worse has crept in the back-door and may not be able to be repealed. In October 2011, President Obama signed an international agreement called the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement or ACTA.

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We Need more people in the Government like this

Posted January 30th, 2012 by rmyofme
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A blog reader sent a message to her congressman, Tim Walz, complaining about SOPA, the bill that aims to protect intellectual property rights online that has sent many internet folks into a tizzy.
Here is the response she got from Congressman Walz:

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Obama Signs Treaty Far Worse Than SOPA

White House bypasses Senate to ink agreement that could allow Chinese companies to demand ISPs remove web content in US with no legal oversight

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If You Thought SOPA Was Bad, Just Wait Until You Meet ACTA

Posted January 24th, 2012 by NHNative
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When sites like Wikipedia and Reddit banded together for a major blackout January 18th, the impact was felt all the way to Washington D.C. The blackout had lawmakers running from the controversial anti-piracy legislation, SOPA and PIPA, which critics said threatened freedom of speech online.

Unfortunately for free-speech advocates, these pieces of legislation are not the only laws which threaten an open internet.

Few people have heard of ACTA

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"Protecting Children From Internet Pornographers"

Posted January 23rd, 2012 by Sussex County Angel
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Where's the best place to hide legislation? In something titled "Protecting Children from Internet Pornographers" of course! Because who would vote against the children?

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Meet ACTA; It’s SOPA and PIPA on steroids

SOPA and PIPA have been shelved but the government’s plan to censor the public is an ongoing threat. Enter the "Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement" aka ACTA, an international trade agreement whose supposed sole purpose is to forge ahead with tackling counterfeited goods and -- suprise, surprise -- copyright infringement.

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