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Why Senator Lieberman’s Censorship Law Is Unconstitutional And A Danger To Free Speech

Source: techdirt Senator Joe Lieberman has been the harshest critic of the Wikileaks cable leak, and has been very active in putting pressure on US companies to either block or cut ties with Wikileaks. Even if you support those actions

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The Fight Over Wikileaks and the Freedom of the Press

Sources: groundreport.com; Note: This report originally appeared at the media blog Lippmann Would Roll. By Matthew L. Schafer In the past week, Senator Joseph Lieberman [I-CT] called for investigations into both WikiLeaks, The New York Times, and other news organization

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Dec 13, 2000: Al Gore Concedes Presidential Election

Vice President Al Gore reluctantly concedes defeat to Texas Governor George W. Bush in his bid for the presidency, following weeks of legal battles over the recounting of votes in Florida, on this day in 2000. In a televised speech

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Patriot Act for The Internet On The Horizon

As a result of WikiLeaks, the Obama Administration may introduce a new bill that would allow government officials the ability to spy on Americans through the internet. Meanwhile, an army of hackers rally behind WikiLeaks by shutting down MasterCard and

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Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange Faces Extradition to The U.S.

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange may have to fight two extraditions. Assange, who is currently being detained in London without bail on alleged sexual assault charges, is already fighting extradition to Sweden. If Senator Joe Lieberman has his way, Assange will

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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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