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Demand Progress delivered 500k signatures in opposition to the Internet Blacklist Bill yesterday — at a press conference alongside Congresmembers Zoe Lofgren and Darrell Issa. (That’s our David ...
by DavidSegal
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Nov 15, 2011 at 08:15 PM PST with 13 Recommends
There are a couple of bills (like PROTECT IP ) coursing through Congress that if enacted threaten the entire internet only to protect ...
by poorbuster
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue Nov 15, 2011 at 07:04 PM PST with 12 Recommends
Three decades ago home taping was "killing music" . Technology has advanced, but the entertainment industry ...
by DavidSegal
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Oct 03, 2011 at 09:18 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Demand Progress issued a release about S. 978, the "Ten Strikes" Act a few weeks ago. When, within days, hundreds of people were spreading the word about why it is so dangerous, we took the ...
by DemandProgress
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Jul 14, 2011 at 03:54 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Today more than 50 venture capitalists -- from forty firms which have funded many of today's most popular Internet companies -- have announced their opposition to S968, Senator Leahy's PROTECT IP (...
by DavidSegal
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu Jun 23, 2011 at 02:56 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
First, the big business lobbyists want to create an Internet Blacklist through the Protect IP Act. Now they introduced the Ten Strikes Bill to make it a felony to stream copyrighted content �
by DemandProgress
Comment Count 21 comments on Tue Jun 14, 2011 at 09:05 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Senator Wyden continues to be the Senate's truest champion of an open Internet. Today he placed a hold on Senator Leahy's PROTECT IP Act, citing concerns that it would "muzzle speech and stifle ...
by DavidSegal
Comment Count 24 comments on Thu May 26, 2011 at 03:01 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
March has been a stormy month across the Arab world as the hope for new democracy faces the harsh reality of despots armed with guns, tanks and the tools of censorship. In Libya, the Gaddafi ...
by Timothy Karr
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Mar 30, 2011 at 05:07 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Wisconsin Republicans furious at the effrontery of 70.000 protesters gathering to show their outrage against their union busting scheme have struck back by blocking a pro-protest website from the ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 58 comments on Tue Feb 22, 2011 at 11:38 AM PST with 42 Recommends
On Monday, as tens of thousands of Egyptians took to the streets to demand a change in their autocratic, unresponsive and increasingly corrupt government, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made ...
by Neil Hicks
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Jan 27, 2011 at 11:37 AM PST with 9 Recommends
As if we really needed more laughs, it would appear that the fad to censor everything has spread beyond Mr. Armey’s army of tea-baggers and his ex-Republican comrades in elected offices. But ...
by wbramh
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Aug 25, 2010 at 04:16 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
By Tony Cruz, Business and Human Rights Coordination Group Yahoo – the company responsible for the 10 year prison sentence of Chinese journalist,
by Amnesty International USA
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Jul 01, 2010 at 12:11 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
What do Australia, Brazil, India, the United States and Britain have in common? This week, Google named each of these nations among the list of countries that most often contact it with requests for ...
by Elisa Massimino HRF
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Apr 23, 2010 at 10:39 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Tomorrow, in her planned speech at the Newseum, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has the opportunity to explain what the Administration's previously stated commitments to Internet freedom mean in ...
by Elisa Massimino HRF
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Jan 20, 2010 at 10:30 AM PST with 0 Recommends
Today the Chinese government has started to block all services provided by Google, including search, scholar google, google maps, gmail, google translate, and others. Update II ...
by xgz
Comment Count 83 comments on Wed Jun 24, 2009 at 10:47 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
German media is reporting that German MP J�rg Tauss is now defecting to the German Pirate Party (Piratenpartei), ...
by BluePlatypus
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Jun 21, 2009 at 07:54 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
I have written before reporting on the threats to the openness of the Internet, and the ability for people to publish and access information outside the control of their governments. I have pointed ...
by HeartlandLiberal
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Mar 20, 2009 at 05:56 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
Keeping this one short (not that I'm a big diary person anyway). But if you're at all for Net Neutrality, the pending legislation regarding a massive internet filter/firewall in Australia should be ...
by John Shade
Comment Count 31 comments on Mon Dec 22, 2008 at 07:53 AM PST with 13 Recommends
Internet filtering plan may extend to peer-to-peer traffic, says Stephen Conroy In a post on his department's blog, ...
by enochthered
Comment Count 0 comments on Mon Dec 22, 2008 at 02:40 AM PST with 0 Recommends
The Australian government is attempting to implement what amounts to censorship of all Internet traffic. This is just the next step that governments will take to restore control over the restless ...
by HeartlandLiberal
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Dec 12, 2008 at 05:56 AM PST with 8 Recommends