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The Return Of COICA; Because Censorship Is Cool Again

Source: TechDirt   As expected, Congress is holding hearings as it prepares to reintroduce COICA, a horribly written piece of legislation that effectively gives the US government more powers to censor websites (even beyond the Homeland Security domain seizures) by

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Feb 8, 1887: Cleveland Signs Devastating Dawes Act into Law

On this day in 1887, President Grover Cleveland signs the Dawes Severalty Act into law. The act split up reservations held communally by Native American tribes into smaller units and distributed these units to individuals within the tribe. Also called

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U.S. Develops Web Censorship Buster

Source: Information Week – By Elizabeth Montalbano The U.S. government has developed technology that can cut through Web censorship barriers in countries like China and deliver news and information to people who don’t have currently have access to it. The

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Homeland Security’s Laptop Seizures: Interview with Rep. Sanchez

Source: Salon – By Glenn Greenwald AP For those who regularly write and read about civil liberties abuses, it’s sometimes easy to lose perspective of just how extreme and outrageous certain erosions are.  One becomes inured to them, and even

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Jan 7, 1892: Mine Explodes in Oklahoma

A massive mine explosion leaves nearly 100 dead in Krebs, Oklahoma, on this day in 1892. The disaster, the worst mining catastrophe in Oklahoma’s history, was mainly due to the mine owner’s emphasis on profits over safety. Southeastern Oklahoma was

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TSA Openly Defies First and Fourth Amendments to The Constitution

The following is an exact word-for-word transcript from the original Amendments to the Constitution of The United States of America. Amendment I Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging

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Does Censorship Threaten U.S. Internet Users?

Source: isurfmuhlenberg.com By Chris Nelson MUHLENBERG COUNTY, KY – Do internet users in the United States have a valid concern, about possible interference by the government, with regard to the neutrality of the internet? Many experts think that the answer

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#14. Increased Tensions with Unresolved 9/11 Issues

Several contentious issues still plague the US government and their version of the events of September 11, 2001. Those in political power along with media elites would like to see the ongoing grassroots debates surrounding unanswered 9/11 questions and discrepancies

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