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Internet Censorship: PROTECT IP Renamed E-PARASITES Act; Would Create The Great Firewall Of America

As was unfortunately expected, the House version of PROTECT IP has been released (embedded below) and it’s ridiculously bad. Despite promises from Rep. Goodlatte, there has been no serious effort to fix the problems of the Senate bill, and it’s

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Posted in Human Rights, Internet Censorship

Censorship Review to Reveal All

Source: PSNews The Australian Law Reform Commission is to review the Australian censorship and classification system. Attorney-General Robert McClelland said the final terms of reference for the review of the National Classification Scheme had been released following community consultation. Mr

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Obama Administration Ends Defense of Law Supporting Traditional Marriage

Source: VOA – By Kent Klein A step in the right direction regarding Marriage in The United States.   The Obama administration on Wednesday reversed its policy and will no longer defend the constitutionality of a U.S. law barring recognition

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Posted in Human Rights

Let Us Stop Pussyfooting Around Our Censorship Laws

↑ Grab this Headline Animator Source: The Australian – By Ross Fitzgerald The religious lobby and prudes on the ALP‘s Right continue to treat Australians like children FEDERAL Attorney-General Robert McClelland and Justice Minister Brendan O’Connor have announced a shake-up

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Feb 3, 2005: Gonzales Becomes First Hispanic Attorney General

On February 3, 2005, Alberto Gonzales won Senate confirmation as the nation’s first Hispanic attorney general despite protests over his record on torture. The Senate approved his nomination on a largely party-line vote of 60-36, reflecting a split between Republicans

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Stop The Internet Blacklist

By David Segal and Aaron Swartz When it really matters to them, Congressmembers can come together — with a panache and wry wit you didn’t know they had. As banned books week gets underway, and President Obama admonishes oppressive regimes

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Posted in Human Rights

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