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Defend Our Internet Rights

http://act2.freepress.net

Corporate hardliners in the Senate are rushing to push through a measure to give phone and cable companies absolute, unrestricted power over the Internet.

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WD12 on ACTA: It's the Final Countdown!

http://www.laquadrature.net

Anyone can give a call to the non-signatories and urge them to sign before Thursday 13h00. Thursday will be the last day for signing WD12.

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ACTA slouches on, will be final within 6 months

http://arstechnica.com

A. [French delegate:] You think in EU we live in a totalitarian state? Is France a dictatorship? Have you no rights in France?
Q. That is not my question.
A. I am telling you it will comply with EU law. Are you saying EU does not comply with fundamental freedoms?

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Defenders of Democracy and Free Speech Under Attack from Germany, AstroTurfers, and Maybe Microsoft

http://boycottnovell.com

A summary of new reports that reveal a brutal, unethical system for information control and monopolies

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The War Against USENET Symbolises an Assault on Free Speech

http://boycottnovell.com

THE CONSTANT WAR on the Internet is a war against disruptive means of business and communication.

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Sustaining Free Culture in Social Justice and Environmental Online Communities

http://freeculture.org

"The following is a post from a guest, Ian Elwood, who has been involved in social justice movements for some time and has tried to bring the Free Software and Free Culture movements to them. We post it here because it expresses a voice in the discussion of free network services. Indymedia London recently considered questions very much like these. Ian Elwood’s thoughts follow..."

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Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Software

http://swatantryam.blogspot.com

"When we speak of Free Software (FS), we are speaking about the freedom it gives users, as all supporters of the FS movement understand (or, at least, are expected to know). And freedom of software cannot exist in isolation. It depends on other freedoms, such as freedom of speech..."

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Free Speech Advocates Mount Legal Battle to Unchain Wikileaks

http://www.linuxinsider.com

"It is difficult to imagine how freedom of press has meaning if a press source can be put out of business for publishing something someone does not like," said Wayne Matus, an intellectual property and privacy litigator at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman. "It will be interesting to see if the judge has legal authority to justify his actions or reverses his opinion in view of [Wednesday's] motions for reconsideration."

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