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Censorship: 2011 in Review – Fighting the Internet Blacklist Bill

By Parker Higgins | Sourced from EFF.org (Creative Commons License) | As the year draws to a close, EFF is looking back at the major trends influencing digital rights in 2011 and discussing where we are in the fight for

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Posted in Censorship, Internet Censorship

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: What if SOPA / PIPA Become Law?

Threading the Needle by Derek Bambauer Imagine that Ron Wyden fails: either PROTECT IP or SoPA / E-PARASITE passes and is signed into law by President Obama. Advocacy groups such as the EFF would launch an immediate constitutional challenge to

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

Reject the PROTECT IP Act: Write to Your Lawmakers

The PROTECT IP Act (PIPA) is a threatening sequel to last year’s COICA Internet censorship bill that would—like its predecessor—invite Internet security risks, threaten online speech, and hamper Internet innovation. Urge your members of Congress to reject this dangerous bill!

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Posted in Corporate Censorship, Human Rights

Can Senator Patrick Leahy Actually Provide The Proof That The COICA Censorship Law Is Needed?

Source: TechDirt This is hardly a surprise, but despite folks like Senator Ron Wyden pointing out the massive problems with Senator Patrick Leahy‘s COICA bill, Leahy intends to push forward with it. What’s amazing is that he even seems to

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