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SOPA / PIPA Take a Beating From Activist Groups and YOU!

We’re hearing it from Senate offices, and we’re hearing it from people who’ve been bombarding Washington with calls: The phones in the Capitol have been ringing off the hooks this week. It’s having an impact: just days ago Hollywood’s head

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Posted in Corporate Censorship, Free Speech, Freedom of Expression, Government Control, Human Rights, Internet Censorship

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

Even Though SOPA / PIPA Are Hot Topics, Remember DMCA Already Has Significant Problems

A number of folks on both sides of the SOPA/PIPA debates have noted the seeming “irony” that the anti-SOPA/PIPA folks keep pointing to the DMCA and complaining about how SOPA/PIPA will undermine the DMCA. After all, many in the tech

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

Censorship in America: Call Your Senators Today and Tell Them To Vote Against Censoring The Internet

As mentioned last week, there’s a big push going on by the MPAA and the US Chamber of Commerce (the largest lobbying organization in the world) to get PROTECT IP voted on and approved in the next few days or

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

Censorship in America: TAKE ACTION NOW TO STOP SOPA / PIPA INTERNET BLACKLIST!!!

The Internet Censorship Bill took a massive beating last week (yeah, you did that!) but drug companies, movie studios and the Chamber of Commerce do *not* go down easy. Now– get this– they’re telling Congress it’s a “jobs” bill. This

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

Censorship in America: SOPA Opposition Growing

Yesterday the internet was buzzing with protesters of the SOPA Internet Censorship Bill, largely due to the efforts of americancensorship.org, Electronic Frontier Foundation, Censorship in America, Free Software Foundation, Demand Progress, Fight For the Future, Creative Commons, Mozilla, and many others.

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

American Censorship Day is this Wednesday (Nov 16) — And You Can Join In!

This Wednesday, November 16, the disastrous “Stop Online Piracy Act” (SOPA) heads to the House Judiciary committee. In case you need a refresher, SOPA could allow the U.S. government and private corporations to create a blacklist of censored websites, and

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

Internet Censorship: SOPA: Hollywood Finally Gets A Chance to Break the Internet

Here’s the first installment of our closer review of the massive piece of job-killing Internet regulation that is the Stop Online Piracy Act. We’ll start with how it could impact Twitter, Tumblr, and the next innovative social network, cloud computing,

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Posted in Corporate Censorship, Human Rights, Internet Censorship

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