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Internet Censorship: Senator Wyden Demands Answers About Feds’ Seizure Of Dajaz1

| By Mike Masnick | Sourced from TechDirt | If the feds thought that they could seize the Dajaz1.com blog, hold it for a year in secret, then return it and pretend nothing really happened… it appears they may be in for

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Posted in Free Speech, Government Control, Human Rights, Internet Censorship

Internet Censorship: E-PARASITE Bill: ‘The End Of The Internet As We Know It’

We already wrote about the ridiculously bad E-PARASITE bill (the Enforcing and Protecting American Rights Against Sites Intent on Theft and Exploitation Act), but having now had a chance go to through the full bill a few more times, there

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Posted in Human Rights, Internet Censorship

Free Speech: We Have a First Amendment Right to Protest — So Why All These Arrests Around Occupy Wall Street?

Many of those detained won’t face charges, but the arrests take them off the streets. By Joshua Holland On Saturday night, 175 members of Occupy Chicago were arrested after refusing to comply with a curfew the city had imposed on

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Posted in Free Speech

How Bank of America Covered Up Fraud by Silencing Whistleblowers

IWatch News / By Michael Hudson Countrywide made life hard for an internal investigator, and a court ruled that when BofA took over, she was illegally fired in retaliation. In the summer of 2007, a team of corporate investigators sifted

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Posted in Corporate Censorship, Political Censorship

Police Who Illegally Broke Into Gizmodo Journalist’s House Deride Seized E-mails as “Juvenile”

Written By Matt Zimmerman The saga of the lost iPhone prototype — the 2010 incident at least, not the most recent one — has finally concluded. On Tuesday, Brian Hogan (who allegedly found the iPhone 4 prototype in a Redwood

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Posted in Corporate Censorship, Internet Censorship

Scores Arrested at #OccupyWallStreet Protests in New York & Rome

Police in New York arrested more than 70 protesters Saturday, including dozens in Times Square, as part of a month-long global demonstration against what protesters call corporate greed. Police in riot gear, and others on horses tried to push protesters

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Posted in Human Rights

#OccupyWallStreet Protest Cleanup Also Aims for Wall Street Cleanup

Anti-Wall Street demonstrators in New York City have pre-empted the official cleanup and potential dispersal of their protest by cleaning up the park where the action is taking place themselves.  And the movement against corporate excess is now spreading overseas.

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Posted in Human Rights

This Is Only Getting Bigger: 20,000 Rally in New York to Support #OccupyWallStreet

Written By Sarah Jaffe Despite another clash with police, the Occupy Wall Street movement continues to gain support as unions and community groups march in solidarity. It’s 10pm in Liberty Plaza and the jubilant 20,000-plus crowd from the day’s solidarity

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Posted in Human Rights

Report: Secret US Government Order Targets WikiLeaks Volunteer

A U.S. news report says the U.S. government obtained a secret court order to force Google Inc. and a small Internet provider to hand over information from the e-mail accounts of a WikiLeaks volunteer. A report in The Wall Street

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Posted in Human Rights, Internet Censorship, Political Censorship

Police Arrest Dozens of #OccupyBoston Protesters

Police in the U.S. city of Boston have arrested dozens of protesters who are affiliated with the Occupy Wall Street movement that has sprung up in major cities across the United States. Arrests began early Tuesday after demonstrators refused police

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Posted in Human Rights

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