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Stop The Internet Censorship Law (COICA)!

Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act (COICA) The Senate Judiciary Committee has scheduled a markup for November 18, 2010 on Section 3804 COICA. It is vitally important that all U.S. citizens get involved and take action to stop this bill

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F.C.C. Indecency Policy Rejected on Appeal

By: Edward Wyatt A federal appeals court struck down a Federal Communications Commission policy on indecency Tuesday, saying that regulations barring the use of “fleeting expletives” on radio and television violated the First Amendment because they were vague and could

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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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Internet Radio Censorship?

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite

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Internet “Kill Switch” Bill Likely to Pass

Congress may sneak through Internet ‘kill switch’ in defense bill By Daniel Tencer Saturday, August 28th, 2010 — 9:00 pm A federal cybersecurity bill that critics say creates a presidential “kill switch” for the Internet could be added on to

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