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Cops Arrest Wall Street Protesters on Obscure Centuries-Old Mask-Wearing Charges

By Sarah Seltzer | Sourced from AlterNet It seems that the NYPD has invoked some obscure old-school laws to help break up the relatively unthreatening “Occupy Wall Street” protests happening downtown. So far, causes of arrests have included such dangerous

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Huge Step Towards Gay Rights and Equality

News outlets all over the country are buzzing about the Victory in New York supporting gay rights. Today marks the first day of the new gay marriage law in New York legalizing same-sex marriages. Here are links to some of

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Senate Bill 978 – Get Felony Charge & Thrown In Jail for “Illegal Streaming”

Efforts to harness law enforcement resources in the service of copyright enforcement continue apace. Last Thursday, the so-called “illegal streaming” bill passed the Senate Judiciary Committee (although that’s still some way away from becoming law). The bill would increase criminal

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Pirate Bay, MegaUpload & Others Blocked By Government Order

In what appears to be a memo sent to ISPs by the regulator of Internet industries in Malaysia, all service providers have been ordered to completely block various file-sharing sites including The Pirate Bay, MegaVideo and other hosting services. The

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India Descends Into Extreme Internet Censorship

A year and a half ago, we noted some new laws and plans for laws in India that would likely lead to widespread censorship of the internet in that country, and a commenter on that post just alerted us to

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Music Industry Sues ISP to Censor The Pirate Bay

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Australian Journalist Arrested Over Facebook Photo

By Kevin Rennie Australian journalist arrested and iPad seized! No it’s not Julian Assange. But Ben Grubb’s brief encounter with Queensland authorities raised several serious cyber issues including social media privacy and security, police powers of arrest and confiscation of

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The 5 Words Used to Control / Enslave You

Source: Activist Post – By Steven-Contributing Writer Note: Many well-known freedom movement spokesmen/women have not been willing to fully discuss and expose this subject for reasons known only to them. Why? Because, they either think it is too trivial, they

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Anonymous Targets NZ Govt Over Copyright Laws (VIDEO)

Source: 3news.co.nz – By Dan Satherley Online activist collective Anonymous has delivered a message to the New Zealand Government, opposed to the passing of the Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Amendment Bill. In a video posted on the group’s YouTube page,

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US State Dept: Corruption, Censorship Plague Bulgaria

Source: Sofia News Agency – http://www.novinite.com and http://www.sofianewsagency.com Original Article Found Here Bulgaria is still plagued by chronic corruption and problems with free speech, according to the US Department of State‘s 2010 report on the state of human rights. The

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Posted in Human Rights, Religious Censorship

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