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Censorship in America: Feds Falsely Censor Popular Blog For Over A Year, Deny All Due Process, Hide All Details…

Imagine if the US government, with no notice or warning, raided a small but popular magazine’s offices over a Thanksgiving weekend, seized the company’s printing presses, and told the world that the magazine was a criminal enterprise with a giant

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Posted in Free Speech, Freedom of Expression, Government Control, Internet Censorship, Music Censorship

Senator Wyden Warns That Domain Seizures And COICA Undermine Internet Freedom

Source: TechDirt Senator Wyden continues to be one of the few politicians actually concerned about the impact of the government’s expansive view towards seizing domain names and stifling speech online. His latest is to point out that Homeland Security‘s strategy

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Posted in Human Rights

Technology Trumps ICE Domain Seizures: Browser Plugin Fix Created In Just Days

Source: TechDirt As Homeland Security continues to defend the actions of ICE seizing domains names without real due process or concern for prior restraint, it’s not surprising that technologists are quickly designing systems to route around such hamfisted attempts to

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Senator Franken Defends Censoring The Internet Because He Doesn’t Think Hollywood Should Have To Change Biz Models?

Source: TechDirt We were a bit surprised late last year to see that Senator Al Franken was supporting censoring the internet via COICA (which, yes, is about censoring the internet). After all, Franken has positioned himself as the “internet freedom”

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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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Posted in Human Rights

Customs Boss Defends Internet Censorship; Says More Is On The Way

Source: techdirt – By Mike Masnick Over at the State of the Net conference in Washington DC today, John Morton, the head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) at Homeland Security felt it was time to defend ICE’s seizure of

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