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EFF: Multiple New Polls Show Americans Reject Wholesale NSA Domestic Spying

EFF: Multiple New Polls Show Americans Reject Wholesale NSA Domestic Spying Two-thirds of Americans think the NSA’s role should be reviewed. The poll also showed Americans demanding accountability and more information from public officials The story is getting out despite of the media rather than because of it.

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CISPA Vote Results, GOP for, Dems against.

CISPA Vote Results, GOP for, Dems against. The GOP voted for Big Gubmit and private industry to spy on you without consent. The Dems voted against.

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China wants hotels to filter Internet

The Chinese government is demanding that US-owned hotels there filter Internet service during the upcoming Olympic Games in Beijing, US Senator Sam Brownback has alleged. From Computerworld – US senator: China wants hotels to filter Internet Once again reality beats the Onion to the absurdist headline. Keep in mind that US companies like Yahoo, Google, […]

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Stop the Falsiness

The video, called “Stop the Falsiness,” was created by MoveOn and Brave New Films as a tongue-in-cheek commentary on Colbert’s portrayal of the right-wing media and parodying MoveOn’s own reputation for earnest political activism. The short film, uploaded to YouTube in August 2006, includes clips from “The Colbert Report” as well as humorous original interviews […]

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Tech Giants’ Internet Battles

A host of tech outfits, from Google to Intel, suffered a setback in a battle over access to the Internet on Apr. 26. At issue is whether telcos like AT&T and cable operators such as Comcast, which maintain the country’s vast broadband networks, can favor one provider’s Web traffic over another’s. A measure that would […]

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privacy, wiretaps and ironic small government

WASHINGTON, Dec. 26 (UPI) – U.S. President George Bush decided to skip seeking warrants for international wiretaps because the court was challenging him at an unprecedented rate. From UPI This right-wing spin on this is amazing. Bush’s comment that If al Qaeda is calling you, we want to know why was just sad. Honestly, if […]

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EFF Legal Guide for Bloggers

One more reason why everyone should be supporting the EFF, a Legal Guide for bloggers with easy to understand descriptions of the common legal issues that citizen journalists might face. There is also a Wiki with legal information. I think it would be great is some lawyers or law students added the EFF content to […]