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Has the NSA "poisoned the well" for responsible disclosure?

https://www.openrightsgroup.org

Revelations about the PRISM project involve US tech companies that have been compelled to provide special assistance to US intelligence agencies. Will secret arrangements between tech companies and US intelligence affect how independent security researchers disclose vulnerabilities?

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"74 Democrats sold you out to AT&T, Verizon and Comcast"

http://agonist.org

74 Democrats signed a joint letter to the FCC supporting internet throttling by Verizon, ATT and Comcast. Throttling lets carriers slow or block internet traffic. This is a clear attack on net neutrality.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi just endorsed net neutrality.

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Bribery at HP and Penalty on GNU/Linux Use

http://techrights.org

How Hewlett-Packard, which is currently under investigation for corruption, charges a premium on GNU/Linux after acquiring Neoware

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Created by komrad 4 years 30 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 30 weeks ago
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Wikileaks shuts down, unable to plug funding gap

http://www.smh.com.au

The anonymous whistleblower website Wikileaks, which has been a thorn in the side of governments and big business for three years, has shut down temporarily because it has run out of money.

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Videos: Food for Thought on Freedom of Thought, Corruption, and Corporate Deregulation

http://boycottnovell.com

Various videos which shed light on issues that we cover: Talks from Moglen, Lessig, and Chomsky

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Sander’s Report Ignores Microsoft’s OOXML Corruptions

http://boycottnovell.com

A new report on document formats is released in Denmark, but it neglects to mention very important details

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The end of corruption, brought to you by Lawrence Lessig and powered by millions of us

http://www.gnuband.org

"Lawrence Lessig is a genious. He decided to dedicate the next 10 years on ending corruption (after spending the past 10 years on reframing copyright issues)..."

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Corruption in OOXML standardization vote also in the Balkans?

http://www.computerworld.com.au

Votes from South-eastern Europe and former Yugoslavia countries showed Microsoft's domination of that market, and especially good connections with authorities because most of the national standardization bodies voted "Yes with no comments". Just how did Microsoft get OOXML support in Eastern Europe? More corruption?

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