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In an era when Republicans and Democrats can agree on almost nothing, one issue in the last three months has been providing common ground: rewriting the rules of the Internet. Privacy and free speech advocates have unleashed a groundswell of outrage as they've rushed to rally the public against the measures. But corporate backers of the proposals have fought back hard. According to an OpenSecrets.
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FCC chairman warns that Republican bill could jeopardize broadband’s ‘vast future’

Technology : Post Tech (15 hours ago)

The head of the Federal Communications Commission doesn't like that Republicans want to take away his agency's powers to police Internet providers. And on Thursday, he said as much in a lengthy speech to reporters. "You know I'm a h... Read Post

Dark For A Day – A SOPA And PIPA Protest Infographic

Technology : Joe Tech (3 years ago)

This month, we protested SOPA and PIPA proposed Internet legislation by blacking out web pages, making calls, tweeting, and sending emails. All of this resulted in a huge success for those of us who value a free and open Internet. T... Read Post

CISPA: SOPA's Meaner, Uglier Cousin, Will Kill Your Privacy. Help Us Whip.

Politics / US Politics : Open Congress Blog (3 years ago)

Stopping Congress from screwing up the Internet, again. Earlier this year, people from all over the Internet rallied to stop SOPA and PIPA, the Internet censorship bills. That was great, but now members of Congress (and the telecom ... Read Post

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