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The catastrophic consequences of the non-Neutral Net will be very hard to spot, until it’s too late

By on January 12, 2018

Writing for Boing Boing, Cory Doctorow summarizes the conclusions of a standout interview with Stanford Law expert Ryan Singel and International Studies expert Didi Kuo about the meaning of the post-neutrality web. Cory Doctorow: Stanford’s Futurity interviews Stanford Law expert Ryan Singel and International Studies expert Didi Kuo about the meaning of a non-Neutral internet,... Continue reading

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Pull the Plug on Internet Spying Programs

By on November 10, 2017

Every day, the U.S. government sweeps up the emails, text messages, and other online communications of millions of innocent Americans. Congress has a chance to rein in this unconstitutional spying when a key surveillance authority expires at the end of this year. An important campaign by our friends at the EFF. Read this article for... Continue reading

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Pull the Plug on Internet Spying Programs

By on November 10, 2017

Every day, the U.S. government sweeps up the emails, text messages, and other online communications of millions of innocent Americans. Congress has a chance to rein in this unconstitutional spying when a key surveillance authority expires at the end of this year. An important campaign by our friends at the EFF. Read this article for... Continue reading

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Wc3 abandons consensus, standardizes DRM, EFF resigns

By on September 20, 2017

Shocking, and disappointing news. Reposted from Boing Boing. Cory Doctorow: In July, the Director of the World Wide Web Consortium overruled dozens of members’ objections to publishing a DRM standard without a compromise to protect accessibility, security research, archiving, and competition. EFF appealed the decision, the first-ever appeal in W3C history, which concluded last week... Continue reading

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Stop #CensorshipMachine: EU copyright threatens our freedoms

By on March 8, 2017

Europe wants Internet companies to filter all of your uploads. (It is a censorship machine.) An upload filter can’t recognize your legal use of copyrighted content. (Like parody, citations and – oh, noes! – memes.) And you will have no meaningful protection from unfair deletion. (So, the proposed safeguards will not save you.) This needs... Continue reading

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