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The Anonymous WikiLeaks protests are a mass demo against control

http://www.guardian.co.uk

Richard Stallman: The actions against MasterCard and Amazon are not 'hacking'. People are just finding a way to protest in a digital space

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ACTA: Updated Analysis of the Final Version

http://www.laquadrature.net

By putting legal and monetary pressure on Internet service providers (in a most subtler way than in previous versions of the text), ACTA will give the music and movie industries a weapon to force them to police their networks and users themselves. Such a private police and justice of the Net is incompatible with democratic imperatives and represent a real threat for fundamental freedoms.

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EFF Sues The Gov't, Demands Proof of Need For Communication Backdoors

http://www.techdirt.com

So the EFF made a simple request: prove it... However, the US government apparently ignored the request, leading the EFF to sue the government over its failure to respond to the request.

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European Parliament on its Way to Accept ACTA?

http://www.laquadrature.net

"This vote is a terrible blow to EU citizens. It shows that the conservatives and some of their allies can get the Parliament to vote in favor of ACTA."

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Oregon Senator Wyden effectively kills Internet censorship bill

http://www.rawstory.com

It's too early to say for sure, but Oregon Senator Ron Wyden could very well go down in the history books as the man who saved the Internet.

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India The Latest To Think About Kicking People Off The Internet

http://www.techdirt.com

They also support preventative detention of potential pirates -- a ridiculous idea that has been put in practice in some areas of India already -- and which the US entertainment industry has encouraged.

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Most americans support an Internet kill switch

http://www.net-security.org

Sixty-one percent of Americans said the President should have the ability to shut down portions of the Internet in the event of a coordinated malicious cyber attack, according to research by Unisys.

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MPAA Urges Japan to Adopt “Three-Strikes”

http://www.zeropaid.com

Home > News > MPAA Urges Japan to Adopt “Three-Strikes”
Oct 21 2010
MPAA Urges Japan to Adopt “Three-Strikes”

* Written by Jared Moya
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Free history

I am a historian.

I've long studied ancient history. And modern history. Particularly since I've had access to the Free Internet.

The Free Internet opened my eyes to many aspects of history, like nothing before it.

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Stop the Internet blacklist

http://www.fsf.org

The Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act would create a blacklist of domain names that the government thinks are involved in copyright infringement. Internet service providers and others would be required to block any domains on the list.

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Cloud Computing: Is there a threat?

http://becausefreedommatters.blogspot.com

During the LinuxFestJo event last Saturday, I had a chat with Noha Salem, an Egyptian Googler, about Google's upcoming agenda and future plans for the IT industry. Everything she said was pretty interesting, until she reached the issue of cloud computing.

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Near-Final ACTA Text is a Counterfeit of Democracy

http://www.laquadrature.net

The release of this text should not give the illusion of transparency by hiding the fact that the whole negotiation process was carried on out of public scrutiny. Moreover, ACTA could profoundly alter the Internet ecosystem by turning technical intermediaries into a copyright police of the Net.

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A complete reference to SSH tunnelling

http://1024bitez.blogspot.com

In simple words tunneling is a method of bypassing firewall or proxy restrictions using some tunnelling protocols. It works by creating a "tunnel", or a communications channel that makes the firewall think that it is getting traffic from a web browser. Communications content is delivered through this tunnel to our gateway or your own personal gateway.

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Stallman calls for end to ‘war on sharing’

http://www.itnews.com.au

"Surveillance, censorship, restrictive data formats and software-as-a-service threatened the freedom of IT users, GNU founder and free software activist Richard Stallman claimed..."

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Why Free Software Movement must get involved in Internet Privacy Workshop: 8 and 9 December 2010

http://www.ietf.org

« The Internet Architecture Board (IAB), World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Internet Society (ISOC) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) will hold a joint Internet privacy workshop on 8 and 9 December 2010 at MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts on the question: How Can Technology Help to Improve Privacy on the Internet? ...»

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